• Catania are unbeaten in their last five meetings against Roma in Serie A (2W, 3D).
  • However, the Sicilians have never beaten Roma at the Olimpico (12 wins for the hosts and four draws, including a 2-2 in their last clash there).
  • Roma have always scored at home against Catania in Serie A (on average 3.2 goals per game).
  • Roma's 7-0 win over Catania in November 2006 remains the Sicilians' heaviest defeat in their Serie A history.
  • With 11 wins and five draws, Roma remain one of the two unbeaten sides across the top-5 European leagues (alongside Bayern Munich).
  • In 2013, Cagliari have been the only side able to score more than a single goal at Roma's ground in the league (4-2 back in February).
  • Catania have taken just one point from their last four league fixtures.
  • Catania and Bologna have recorded the joint-fewest wins in this Serie A campaign (only two).
  • Catania have always lost away from home this term (eight games out of eight).
  • Despite the two goals conceded against AC Milan last Monday, Roma still have the best defence of this tournament (only seven goals concede).
  • Pablo Barrientos is the striker with the most fouls won this season in Serie A (49).
  • Mattia Destro has scored a goal in each of his last three Serie A appearances – he has never scored for four games in a row in his career.
  • Francesco Totti has scored only three goals in his career against Catania - against no other sides of this Serie A he has bagged fewer goals so far.
  • Totti is looking for his first goal of the season at the Olimpico - in facts he has bagged three so far, all on the road.