• This will be the 11th meeting between Chievo and Napoli in Serie A, there has been five wins apiece so far.
  • Chievo have won four of their last six league games against Napoli.
  • Napoli have lost all their away games to Chievo in the last three seasons; without scoring a single goal.
  • For the second year in a row, Napoli won 3-0 their opening game; last season the Partenopei won their first three games of Serie A.
  • Chievo have drawn their last three league fixtures and won only two of their last 10 games.
  • Chievo’s last home win in Serie A was against Napoli, since then they’ve picked up only three points in five games at the Bentegodi.
  • Napoli have won nine of their last 11 league games, losing only one in the process.
  • Last Sunday against Bologna, Marek Hamsik scored his fifth brace in Serie A; no midfielders have done so in the current Serie A.
  • Rafa Benitez lost his only previous game away to Chievo, while he was at Inter in the 2010/11 campaign.
  • Sannino is still searching for his first win as a manager against Napoli (2L and 1D).