• Last season's 1-0 win ended Sampdoria's run of five games in which they had picked up just one point against Parma.
  • Samp have never scored more than a single goal over their last six meetings against Parma in Serie A.
  • The Blucerchiati are unbeaten since appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic - two draws, followed by two wins.
  • Sampdoria have never repeated the same result in back to back games over their last six home fixtures - the last at the Marassi saw the hosts beating Catania 1-0.
  • Parma are unbeaten in their last five league games, but were held to a draw in four of these.
  • Parma have score six headed goals in this Serie A campaign - a league-high.
  • Antonio Cassano has created the most goal scoring chances in this competition (49), but only three of his passes have actually assisted a goal.
  • Cassano enjoyed his most prolific campaign of the last 10 years right at Sampdoria, where he scored 12 goals in 35 appearances in 2008-09.
  • Only Arturo Vidal (69) has made more tackles than Marco Parolo (68) so far in this Serie A season.
  • Amauri hasn't scored in any of his last 21 league appearances between this and last season - his last goal came against Pescara back in March.
  • Amauri has already scored six goals against Sampdoria in the league, only against Torino (seven) he has bagged more so far.