• Sassuolo take on AC Milan for the first time in their history.
  • Sassuolo have lost their last four league games – they started their Serie A experience in the same way (four defeats in the first four games).
  • The Neroverdi have failed to score in each of these four fixtures, their longest goal drought in Serie A.
  • Sassuolo have lost three of their last four home fixtures in the league, winning the other.
  • Sassuolo have picked up the fewest points at home in this Serie A season (seven points in eight home games).
  • AC Milan have lost only one of their last seven Serie A fixtures, but have drawn four times in the process.
  • AC Milan have won only one game away from home in this campaign, 3-1 at Catania. Only three Serie A sides are yet to win a game on the road this season.
  • The Rossoneri have kept only one clean sheet on the road in this Serie A season; a 0-0 draw away to Chievo back in November.
  • Sassuolo have kept only two clean sheets this season, fewer than any other Serie A side.
  • AC Milan have scored the joint-most goals in the last 15 minutes of play this season (nine), while Sassuolo have conceded the joint-most goals in the same period (seven).
  • After his brace against Atalanta, Kaká has scored 101 goals for AC Milan in all competition, 75 of these in Serie A.
  • Bryan Cristante scored his first Serie A goal last Monday vs Atalanta – he is the second youngest player to score in the Italian top-flight this season behind Keita.