• The last five Serie A clashes between these two teams have seen two wins apiece and a draw.
  • Fiorentina and Verona have drawn only one of their last 12 league encounters (2-2 back in February 2000).
  • Hellas Verona won their last Serie A game versus Fiorentina at the Franchi back to October 2001 – previously the Viola had succeded in five consecutive home meetings.
  • Fiorentina haven’t drawn a game since 6th of October; four wins and two defeats in the last six match-days.
  • Montella’s team have picked up 24 points so far in the league while they had raised 27 in the first 13 MDs of the Serie A 2012-13.
  • Verona have lost their last two league matches, as many as they had obtained in the previous nine.
  • Fiorentina have scored five goals from the penalty spot in this Serie A, a league-high.
  • Verona have conceded 12 goals in the first half of games this term, only Bologna have done worse conceding 13.
  • The gialloblu are one of two teams (alongside Genoa) yet to score a goal with players used as substitute.
  • Giuseppe Rossi has scored in each of Fiorentina’s last three home league games, six in total in the process.
  • Fiorentina are Luca Toni’s former team; he has scored only once at the Franchi in Serie A as Fiorentina’s opponent, back in November 2000 when he used to play for Vicenza.