• There is a perfect balance in the 20 previous Serie A meetings between Cagliari and Catania: seven wins apiece and six draws.
  • Catania haven’t scored in their last four league matches vs Cagliari: two defeats followed by two 0-0s.
  • The Sardinians have lost only one of their home games against Catania in the top-flight (in September 2006) and are unbeaten in the last six (W3, D3).
  • Cagliari have won only on the first match-day of this Serie A campaign. Since then, they have had four draws and two losses in their next six clashes.
  • On the other hand, the Sardinians are still unbeaten on home soil in this season (W1, D2).
  • Catania have won only one game in the current Serie A (D2, L4).
  • The Sicilians haven’t won in their last nine matches on the road, losing six and drawing three.
  • Rolando Maran’s side haven’t picked up any point away from home this season: a joint league-low along with Udinese.
  • Cagliari’s last seven goals have been scored by seven different players.
  • Catania have recorded the lowest shooting accuracy in Serie A this season (30%).
  • Nenê scored his only hat-trick in the Italian top-flight against Catania in December 2010.