• Cagliari and Bologna have met 50 times in the top-flight: the Sardinians lead by 17 wins to 15, with 18 draws.
  • Last season’s meetings both ended in a win for the home side (1-0 in Cagliari and 3-0 in Bologna).
  • Cagliari have won only one of their last five games against Bologna in Serie A.
  • However, the Sardinians are unbeaten at home in the last seven games against Bologna in the top-flight (4W, 3D).
  • Cagliari have won only one of their last eight league games, with four draws and three losses completing the record.
  • Taking into account last season, Cagliari are unbeaten in their last five home games (3W, 2D).
  • Last Sunday, Bologna won their first game of this campaign (1-0 vs Livorno), after picking up only three draws in the first eight match-days.
  • Bologna have taken only one point from their four away games this season; only Catania and Udinese haven’t taken any points on the road so far this term.
  • Bologna will have to make do without Alessandro Diamanti, who will miss this game due to suspension – Diamanti ranks second after Hernanes for the number of shots on target attempted (15).
  • Rolando Bianchi is yet to score in this campaign (seven appearances), but has already scored two goals in Serie A against the Sardinians in his career.