• Prior to last February's 1-4 loss at the Franchi, Inter were unbeaten against the Viola in 13 league meetings (W10 D3).
  • Inter have won their last 11 home games against Fiorentina in Serie A - the Viola's last win at the San Siro came in May 2000.
  • Inter have kept a clean sheet in six of their last 10 home games against Fiorentina in the league.
  • Inter have scored 13 goals over their first four league games; the last time they managed to do that was in the 1997/98 campaign, when Ronaldo and co finished second in the table.
  • Esteban Cambiasso has scored five goals in 17 appearances against Fiorentina, his favourite opponent in Serie A.
  • Fiorentina have won six of their last seven Serie A fixtures, drawing the other.
  • The Tuscans have also scored in 17 of their last 18 league games.
  • Inter's 13 goals have all been scored from open play.
  • Massimo Ambrosini's first ever goal in Serie A was against Inter, when he was playing for Vicenza in November 1997. That remains his only goal against the Nerazzurri.
  • Diego Milito returned to action after a long injury layoff, scoring a brace against Sassuolo - the 'Principe' has netted four goals in seven Serie A appearances against the Viola.