• Catania and Inter have met 32 times so far in Serie A; the Sicilians have won only five times, while the Nerazzurri had run out as victors on 23 occasions.
  • Catania’s five wins have all come on home soil, the last in October 2011.
  • Inter have found the net in each of their last 15 league games against Catania (37 goals in total).
  • After five seasons in which they had recorded four losses and a draw on the opening day of the season; Inter finally ended that run this season, having won on Matchday 1.
  • Last Sunday against Genoa, Inter didn’t allow their opponents to have any shots on target; it was the first time they didn’t concede a shot on target in a Serie A game since Noveber 2011 (vs Siena).
  • Rodrigo Palacio has already scored five goals in Serie A against Catania; only vs Parma he has netted more so far (seven).
  • No Inter players managed to have more than a single shot on target last Sunday vs Genoa.
  • Rolando Maran lost both games against Inter last season, while Walter Mazzarri has never won against Catania during his spells at Napoli and Sampdoria (3D 3L); Mazzarri’s only win against the Sicilians came when he was at Reggina back in March 2007.