• Napoli and Atalanta have met 84 times in Serie A: the Partenopei lead by 37 wins to 22.
  • Over their last five meetings, these two sides have shared two wins each and a draw.
  • Over the last seven meetings at the San Paolo, the same result never occurred twice in a row - last time the hosts had the better (3-2 back in March).
  • Should Napoli win, it would be the second season in a row that they take nine points from the opening three matches of the Serie A.
  • Napoli are unbeaten in their last 11 home games, and have won their last six leagues games at the San Paolo.
  • Beating Torino 2-0, Atalanta ended a run of eight games without a win in Serie A.
  • Away from home, Atalanta have lost their last three games, conceding always two goals.
  • Napoli made 707 passes in their last game against Chievo, a record since their return to Serie A in 2007/08.
  • Marek Hamsik was the first player to score two braces in the opening two match-days of Serie A since Alessandro Del Piero back in 20002/03.
  • German Denis has scored three goals against Napoli in Serie A - he played for the Partenopei between 2008 and 2010, scoring 13 goals and making seven assists in 63 league appearances.