• Roma and Napoli have met 132 times in Serie A: 46 wins for the Giallorossi, 38 for the Azzurri.
  • Last time these two sides drew 0-0 was back in April 1995. In the following 20 league meetings at least one team have always found the net.
  • Roma have lost only one of their last 11 home games vs Napoli in the top-flight, winning six of them.
  • Prior to Roma, only Inter Milan had managed to win all the first seven fixtures in a Serie A season conceding just a goal (back in 1966/67).
  • Roma have kept four clean sheets in a row for the first time since December 2008.
  • Napoli have won five of their last six games on the road in Serie A; the only defeat coming against Roma in the final fixture of the last season.
  • Against Inter, Rudi Garcia’s side failed to score in the second half for the first time this season.
  • However, the Giallorossi are still the team with the most goals in the second 45 minutes of play (14).
  • The Azzurri are the only team yet to go behind this season in Serie A.
  • Napoli have scored six goals from outside the box: the most of any side in the top five European leagues this season so far.
  • Only 18 Roma players have appeared in the current season: a league-low so far.
  • Francesco Totti has scored seven times vs Napoli in Serie A but he hasn’t found the net in his last five league meetings with the Azzurri.
  • Marek Hamsik has scored five goals against Roma in the top-flight: the Giallorossi are his favourite target after Bologna (six) of the current Serie A clubs.
  • Daniele De Rossi and Gökhan Inler have made the most passes in this Serie A campaign, 495 each.