• Catania and Chievo have met 12 times in the top flight: the Gialloblu lead by five wins to three.
  • Catania have won only one of their last nine Serie A meetings with Chievo.
  • April 2013's goalless draw between these two sides was the first Serie A meeting in which both Catania and Chievo failed to score a goal.
  • Chievo have won twice at the Massimino in Serie A, both times by 2-1.
  • Catania have picked up only one point in this Serie A campaign - this is their worst start since 1965-66.
  • Chievo have won only one of their last seven league games, and lost three of the last four.
  • However, away from home, Chievo have kept clean sheets in four of their last seven games.
  • In their last game against Juventus, Chievo recorded just 29.7% of possession - their lowest rate so far in this campaign.
  • Sergio Almiron has already netted five goals in Serie A against Chievo, including his only brace in November 2012 - more than against any other Italian opponent.
  • Should he score at the Massimino, Sergio Pellissier will make Catania one of his favourite targets in Serie A alongside Lazio and Siena, against which he has already bagged seven goals.