• This will be the 25th meeting between Napoli and Catania in Serie A – the Partenopei currently lead by 10 wins to seven.
  • Napoli have won nine of their last 10 home games against Catania, drawing the other.
  • In nine of the 12 meetings played so far at the San Paolo between these two sides, Catania have failed to find the net.
  • Napoli have picked up 25 points in the opening 10 match-days, their joint-best start in a Serie A season along with 1988-1989 (considering 3 points for a win).
  • Napoli are unbeaten in their last 15 home league games (12 wins).
  • The Partenopei have conceded only one goal at home in this Serie A campaign, in their 1-1 draw against Sassuolo.
  • Catania have alternated between drawing at home and losing away in their last four Serie A games.
  • The Rossoazzurri have lost each of their five Serie A games on the road this season, and are without a win in their last 11 away league fixtures.
  • Catania have scored only six goals so far, fewer than any other Serie A side.
  • Catania have always lost when they have gone behind in this Serie A season (six times).
  • Napoli have scored the joint-most goals from open play this season (19, alongside Inter).
  • José Callejón has already scored five goals in 10 Serie A appearances, after he had netted only three goals in 30 games last season in La Liga.