• This will be the first ever meeting between these two sides in the top flight.
  • Verona and Livorno met 34 times in Serie B: the Veneti lead by 13 wins to 10.
  • The two sides met in the last Serie B campaign: there was one win for Verona and one draw.
  • Verona have never repeated the same result for two games in a row over the first five rounds of this Serie A.
  • Verona have won both home games in this campaign.
  • Last time Verona had won their first two games at home in Serie A was in 1987/88.
  • Verona haven't shared the points at home in their last 14 games (W10, L4).
  • Livorno are unbeaten in their last four league games (W2, D2), this is their longest unbeaten run since 2007-08, when they went without losing for nine match-days.
  • Livorno have won only one of their last 13 away games in the league (D3, L9).
  • Luca Toni has already scored five goals against Livorno in the top-flight, including a brace in March 2005 when he was at Palermo.
  • Livorno have already conceded 82 fouls, only Sampdoria have conceded more in this campaign.
  • Livorno are yet to concede a goal in the first half - a record shared with Inter in this competition.