• This will be the 159th derby between Inter and AC Milan in Serie A: the Nerazzurri lead by 59 wins to 49, with 50 draws (incl. last February's 1-1).
  • AC Milan's last win in a derby was in April 2011 (3-0).
  • The last time that AC Milan had failed to win four derbies in a row was in 1999.
  • Inter have won six of the last eight derbies played as hosts.
  • Walter Mazzarri's side are winless in their last four league games (3D, 1L), while the Rossoneri have won only one of the last eight (5D, 2L).
  • AC Milan's last four Serie A fixtures have seen both sides scoring.
  • Inter have the best attack of this Serie A campaign (36 goals), while only four sides have conceded more goals than AC Milan (25).
  • However, AC Milan's attack has been the most prolific in the last 15 minutes of play (nine goals).
  • Inter have drawn six games from leading situations - more than any other side.
  • Rodrigo Palacio is the top goal scorer involved in this clash (nine goals this term), but he's never scored against AC Milan.
  • Mario Balotelli has scored three goals over his last three league appearances, as many as he had netted over the previous eight.
  • Yuto Nagatomo scored last Sunday his 4th goal of the season - the Japan International is the top-scoring defender of this campaign.
  • After Zapata's equalizer against Roma on Monday, AC Milan now boast 12 different goal scorers - only Roma have more in this competition (13).