• This will be the first ever meeting between Sassuolo and Fiorentina.
  • Sassuolo have lost their last two Serie A games, after they had put together two wins and two draws in the previous four.
  • Sassuolo's home record in Serie A is 2W, 1D, 4L.
  • Atalanta were the only visiting side failing to score at the Mapei Stadium so far in Serie A.
  • Fiorentina haven't shared a draw over their last nine games (6W, 3L) in Serie A.
  • Fiorentina have lost their last two away games (vs Udinese and Roma)- prior to that, the Viola had won eight out of 10 far from the Franchi.
  • Fiorentina have scored the most goals from penalty this season in Serie A (six).
  • Sassuolo have the worst defence in Serie A this season (35 goals).
  • Last Sunday against Bologna, Giuseppe Rossi scored his 13th goal of the season and consolidated his leadership in the Serie A goal scoring chart.
  • At this stage last season, El Shaarawy had scored 14 goals, while final top-scorer Cavani was on 12.
  • Against Bologna, Borja Valero scored his 5th goal in this campaign, equalling his best tally in a single season (he scored also five for Villarreal in La Liga in 2008-09).
  • Zaza has already made 39 fouls, more than any other player in this Serie A.