• This will be the first meeting between Sassuolo and Atalanta in Serie A.
  • They’ve met twice in Serie B (in 2010-11); with Atalanta winning both games.
  • Over the last seven games involving Sassuolo, the same result never accrued twice in a row – the last match-day saw the Neroverdi draw 1-1 away at Roma.
  • Sassuolo have conceded goals in 11 of the 12 gamesplayed so far this term, a 0-0 against Catania completes their record.
  • Atalanta have lost seven of their last eight away games in Serie A between this and last season – a 1-0 win over Chievo in the process.
  • Atalanta have conceded exactly one goal in each of their last five league games.
  • Sassuolo are the only side of this Serie A to have scored only with Italian players.
  • Sassuolo have won both games in which they managed to take the lead this term.
  • Atalanta have recouped only one point from the seven games in which they’ve been trailing.
  • Nine of Sassuolo’s last 10 goals have been scored by either Berardi or Floro Flores.
  • Marko Livaja has already scored two goals in this Serie A season from only three shots on target attempted – both goals arrived against a team from Emilia Romagna, like Sassuolo (Parma and Bologna).