• This will be the first ever meeting between these two sides in Serie A.
  • Sassuolo have a record of one win, three draws and five losses so far in Serie A.
  • However, they’ve lost only one of their last five Serie A fixtures.
  • Last Sunday Sassuolo kept their first clean sheet in their Serie A history.
  • The Neroverdi have picked up four points in their last two fixtures at home (a draw against Lazio and a win over Bologna), after they had lost their first two home games in Serie A, conceding 11 goals.
  • Udinese have lost back-to-back games for the first time since September 2012 in Serie A – the last time they lost three games in a row was at the start of the 2010-11 season, when they lost the first four.
  • Udinese have lost all of their four games played on the road this season (a division-high along with Catania).
  • Udinese are the only side to have scored two goals from a direct free-kick this season.
  • Antonio Di Natale has scored 49 goals in the last three Serie A seasons, but only 13 of those came away from home.
  • Di Natale has failed to score in his last two league appearances – his longest such run since January and February (six games).
  • Sassuolo striker Antonio Floro Flores scored 26 goals in 140 Serie A appearances for Udinese.