• This will be the 69th meeting in Serie A between Cagliari and Inter – the head to head record is 25 draws, 32 wins for the Nerazzurri and 11 for the Sardinians.
  • Prior to their last win (April 2013), Cagliari had won only one of their previous 25 meetings against Inter in Serie A (D9, L15).
  • Cagliari and Inter have shared a win each in their last three league meetings, drawing the other encounter.
  • Prior to their last match vs Cagliari (0-2 defeat), Inter had scored in their previous 11 away games against the Sardinans.
  • Cagliari have drawn their last three league games, and are winless since the opening match-day (2-1 vs Atalanta).
  • Inter have the same record after five match-days as they had in 2009-10, when they won the treble (W4, D1).
  • The Nerazzurri have already scored 15 goals, their best scoring record after five games since 1997/98.
  • Inter also have the second-best defence of this competition - only two goals conceded.
  • Maricio Pinilla has already scored four goals against Inter, his favourite opponent so far in Serie A.
  • Esteban Cambiasso has scored in each of his 10 Serie A campaigns, and has found the net in his last two appearances.
  • Should Cambiasso score against Cagliari, it would be the second time he has scored in three games in a row in Serie A, the first time was in 2007-08.