• Milan and Sampdoria have met 126 times in the top flight: the Rossoneri lead by 61 wins to 20.
  • Sampdoria didn't concede a goal in their two games against AC Milan last term; but the Rossoneri had netted in each of the previous 22 Serie A matches against the Blucerchiati.
  • Over the last 10 meetings between these two sides the same result has never occurred twice in a row.
  • Sampdoria won at the Meazza last season after losing the previous three away games vs Milan, all by 3-0.
  • Before losing to Napoli last Sunday, AC Milan had remained unbeaten at home for 13 league games (W11, D2).
  • Sampdoria's last away win was in January (2-1 at Juventus) - since then the Blucerchiati have collected seven draws and four losses.
  • Five of AC Mila's last six goals have come after the 86th minute of play.
  • The Rossoneri have already conceded 10 goals this season (five of which have been headers) - this is their worst defensive record after five games since 1983/84.
  • Andrea Poli played 84 Serie A games for Sampdoria, scoring three goals (all in the last campaign).
  • Poli has already netted two goals with AC Milan, the openers against Verona and Bologna, but on both occasions the Rossoneri failed to win.
  • Alessandro Matri has failed to score in his last five league appearances - he has netted two goals in seven previous games against Sampdoria in Serie A.