• These two teams have met 66 times in Serie A; the Tuscans lead by 28 wins to 18 with 20 draws.
  • Prior to Cagliari's 2-1 success over Fiorentina back in March, the Viola were unbeaten in eight Serie A matches against Cagliari.
  • The Viola are unbeaten in their last 25 home games against the Sardinians in the league, 21 wins.
  • Fiorentina have won eight of their last nine Serie A fixtures, losing the other one back in May against Roma.
  • The Viola have lost only one their last 10 league games played at the Franchi.
  • The Rossoblu have won two of their last three Serie A games, as many as they had won in the previous nine.
  • The Sardinians are without a win in their last seven Serie A away games, losing three and drawing four.
  • These two teams will meet in a Sunday early game for the first time: the Viola have never lost in 12 Serie A matches played early on Sunday (6W, 6D).
  • Cagliari have played seven times early on Sunday (4W, 2D, 1L).
  • Five of Fiorentina's seven goals in this campaign have come in the first-half, confirming their record from last season.
  • Fiorentina have scored the most goals in the first two match-days of this Serie A (seven), alongside Napoli.
  • 134 of Mario Gomez's 140 goals across Serie A and Bundesliga have been netted from inside the box.