• This will be the 85th meeting between Genoa and Fiorentina in Serie A; the Viola lead by 41 wins to 16.
  • Genoa's last win against Fiorentina in the league came in October 2009, since then there have been five wins for the Viola, and two draws.
  • After a 0-0 in October 2007, Fiorentina have scored in each of their last 11 Serie A games against Genoa.
  • Six of the last eight meetings between these two sides at the Ferraris have ended as a draw, there has also been a win each in the remaining two.
  • Fiorentina have won seven of their last eight league fixtures, losing only one.
  • Genoa have failed to score a single goal over their last four league fixtures.
  • The Viola ended the last Serie A campaign winning their last four away games, conceding only one goal in the process.
  • Last Monday Giuseppe Rossi scored his first Serie A goal since May 2007; 2297 days had elapsed since then.
  • Josip Ilicic is in line for his 100th Serie A appearance; he has scored 20 goals.