• This will be the 19th Serie A meeting between Chievo and Fiorentina: the Viola lead by 11 wins to five, with two draws.
  • Fiorentina lead by five wins to two at Chievo's ground, failing to score only once in nine visits to the Bentegodi against the Gialloblu.
  • Against Fiorentina, Chievo played and won their very first Serie A game (2-0 at the Franchi in August 2001).
  • There have been no goalless draws so far in Serie A between these two sides.
  • Chievo have picked up only four points after the first eight match-days - this is their worst start since 2006/07, when they were relegated to Serie B.
  • Chievo have scored only one goal in the second half so far - fewer than any other side in this campaign.
  • Vincenzo Montella's side instead have scored 11 of their last 12 goals after the break.
  • The Viola have already scored 17 goals, the last time they had netted more after eight rounds in Serie A was in 2005-06.
  • Only Roma (22%) have had a better goal to shot ratio than Fiorentina (21.8%) so far this term in Serie A.