• These two teams have met 33 times in Serie A: the Viola lead by 20 wins to five, with eight draws.
  • Only against Inter (24) have the Sicilians have lost more league games than against Fiorentina.
  • The last nine Serie A meetings between these two sides have never seen the same result occurring twice in a row; it was 2-1 to the Tuscans in the reverse fixture.
  • Catania are unbeaten at home against Fiorentina in four league clashes: three wins for the Sicilians and a draw.
  • Catania have won only one of the last seven Serie A fixtures, losing five times in the process.
  • Catania have kept four clean sheets in their last five home league games.
  • Overall, the Sicilians have kept six clean sheets in home games this season, fewer only than Roma (8).
  • Fiorentina have scored the most goals from the penalty spot in this Serie A (6).
  • Catania have conceded the joint-most goals in the last 15 minutes of play this term (8), a season-high alongside Livorno and Sassuolo.
  • Josip Ilicic has scored three goals in his last three appearances against Catania, including his only brace in the top-flight.
  • Stefan Savic has made the most interceptions in this Serie A term (62).