• These two teams have met 56 times in Serie A: the Sardinians lead by 22 wins to nine, with 25 draws.
  • Cagliari are unbeaten in their last nine league meetings against Sampdoria, winning each of the last three.
  • Sampdoria have scored only one goal in their last four Serie A matches versus Cagliari.
  • The Blucerchiati have failed to score a single goal in seven of their last nine league away games against the Sardinians.
  • Cagliari have won six of their last eight home games in the league.
  • Sampdoria have picked up only a point after three Serie A fixtures in this campaign: this is their worst season beginning in Serie A since 2004/05 campaign.
  • Sampdoria have won only one of their last 14 Serie A encounters played across last and current season (vs Juventus back to May).
  • Both Cagliari and Sampdoria have been trailing in each of their first three Serie A games this season; however, the Sardinians have claimed the most points (four) so far.
  • Sampdoria have conceded only 26 shots in Serie A this season, fewer than any other team.
  • Victor Ibarbo scored his only hat-trick in Serie A right against Sampdoria (back to March 2013, 3-1 for the Sardinians at the Is Arenas).
  • Nicola Pozzi has scored his only four or more goals in Serie A right against Cagliari, on the 9th of December 2007 at the Castellani, whit Empoli's shirt.