• Sampdoria's last win against Catania in Serie A was in August 2009 - since then they have played out three draws and two wins for the Sicilians.
  • The last thee meetings at the Ferraris have ended as draws.
  • Catania have never scored more than a single goal at Samp's gound in Serie A.
  • Sampdoria are winless in their last five games: three losses, followed by two draws under new manager Sinisa Mihajlovic.
  • Samp and Catania have picked-up the fewest points over the last five match-days - two for the Blucerchiati and three for the Sicilians respectively.
  • Catania have already lost nine games this season - more than any other side in Serie A.
  • Catania have never scored more then a single goal over the last eight rounds of this competition.
  • Samp have taken the fewest points at home so far (five), while Catania are the only side to have always lost away from home (seven losses).
  • 11 of Samp's 15 goals have been scored in the second half - 73%, the highest ration in this competition.
  • Catania have used 28 different players so far - more than any other side in this Serie A.
  • Catania are one of the only two side yet to score with an Italian player this season in Serie A (the other is Napoli).