• Verona and Cagliari have met 22 times so far in Serie A – the Sardinians lead by eight wins to seven.
  • Cagliari have won only once away to Verona in Serie A (1-0 in January 1972).
  • Verona are unbeaten over their last seven games against the Sardinians at the Bentegodi (4W, 3D).
  • Verona have always scored two goals in each of their last six meetings against Cagliari at the Bentegodi.
  • Verona have won four of their last five league fixtures, losing the other at San Siro against Inter.
  • The Gialloblu have won six games in the opening 10 match-days for the first time since 1984/85, when they won the Scudetto.
  • Verona are one of the three sides (along with Juventus and Roma) who have won each of their five home games in this Serie A campaign.
  • Cagliari have won only once in their last nine league fixtures, and lost three of the last four.
  • Cagliari are without a win in their last 11 away league games (6D 5L); currently the longest winless streak in Serie A (along with Catania).
  • Luca Toni has already scored six goals in Serie A against Cagliari, only against AC Milan (seven) and Parma (nine) he has bagged more so far in Serie A.