• The last Serie A meeting between these two sides was back in April 1992.

    Overall, they've met 16 times in the top-flight - Verona lead by six wins to five.

    At the Ferraris, the hosts have had the better of their opponents on four occasions, while the the guests have won only twice.

    Genoa have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.

    The last time they won three in a row in Serie A was at the start of the 2009-10 campaign.

    Verona have won five of their last six league games.

    Only in 1984-85 Verona had recorded a better start to a Serie A season after 11 games. On that occasion they went on to win the Scudetto.

    Verona still have a 100% record at home this season, like Roma and Juventus.

    Genoa have won each of the four games in which have taken the lead this season.

    Verona have conceded five goals in the last 15 minutes of the first half - the most of any Serie A side.

    Verona have conceded four goals from corner situations, a joint-high in Serie A shared with Torino.

    This game will see Alberto Gilardino challenging Luca Toni, with the two 2006 World Cup winners locked on five goals in this campaign. Both have found the net in the last two match days.

    Luca Toni returned to score for two consecutive appearances for the first time after a year.