• Bologna and Sampdoria have met 100 times so far in the top-flight; Bologna lead by 34 wins to 30.
  • However, Bologna have failed to win against Samp in the league since March 2009 (3L 3D since then).
  • Samp’s last win at Bologna’s ground was back in November 2003 (1-0).
  • The last three Serie A meetings between these two sides at the Dall’Ara have ended with the same scoreline (1-1).
  • Bologna have won only one of their last 11 league fixtures (including last season).
  • Samp have won only one of their last 17 league games on the road.
  • On MD1, Sampdoria attempted only two shots; fewer than any other Serie A side.
  • Rolando Bianchi was caught offside four times on MD1; more than any other player.
  • Manolo Gabbiadini scored his first Serie A goal right against Bologna in March 2012, when he was at Atalanta.
  • Stefano Pioli has never beaten Sampdoria as a manager in Serie A (3D 2L).