• Genoa have won their last four Serie A games against Lazio in Serie A.
  • Prior to that, Lazio had remained unbeaten for seven games against Genoa in the top-flight (5W 2D).
  • The last meeting at the Olimpico saw Genoa winning 1-0 – previously, Lazio had scored for 10 games in a row at their ground against the Grifoni.
  • Lazio have lost only once in their last six Serie A games, 1-2 away to Atalanta (W2 D3).
  • The Biancocelesti have won six of their last seven home league games, drawing the other. They have conceded just two goals in these seven fixtures.
  • Genoa have failed to score in four of their last seven league games.
  • The Grifoni have won only one of their last seven games on the road in Serie A (D3 L3), failing to score in five of these.
  • Genoa have scored just two goals in the first half of Serie A games in 2013-14, a league-low so far this season.
  • Hernanes’ first Italian brace came against Genoa in May 2011.
  • Genoa are one of the five Serie A sides against which Miroslav Klose has never scored so far.