• Verona and Sampdoria have scored a total of only two goals between them in their last three league meetings, with those clashes all ending in a draw.
  • Verona have won only one of their last eight Serie A meetings against Sampdoria, with three wins for the Blucerchiati.
  • The all-time record in Verona sees the hosts leading Samp by nine wins to one, with nine draws.
  • Losing against Inter last Saturday, Verona ended a run of three consecutive wins in the league.
  • Verona are one of the three sides (alongside Roma and Juventus) to have a 100% win record at home in this season’s Serie A: the Gialloblu have won four out of four at the Bentegodi so far.
  • Sampdoria have won back-to-back games: the last time they won three consecutive Serie A fixtures was in September 2012.
  • Prior to their 1-0 win against Atalanta, Sampdoria had conceded goals in each of their previous 17 Serie A games.
  • Against Livorno, the Blucerchiati found success after 12 away league games without winning.
  • Verona’s opponents have hit the woodwork six times so far this season, only Roma have seen their opponents hit the woodwok more times (seven).
  • Fabrizio Cacciatore is currently Serie A’s top-scoring defender this season (three goals).
  • Luca Toni has scored three goals against Samp in Serie A, but none in his last two appearances against the Blucerchiati.