• The only previous meeting in Serie A between these two sides saw Livorno having the better of Sassuolo in the reverse fixture (4-1).
  • Livorno have picked up just one point from their last nine league games, failing to score in seven of these matches.
  • Sassuolo have lost without scoring in five of their last six league games, including a 4-3 win over AC Milan in the process.
  • Eusebio Di Francesco’s side have lost their last two away games without scoring.
  • Sassuolo have kept only one clean sheet away from home at Catania’s ground, and conceded on average two goals per game away from the Mapei Stadium.
  • In fact, Sassuolo have the worst defence in this season’s Serie A (43 goals conceded).
  • However, Livorno have conceded the most goals in the last 15 minutes of play so far (nine).
  • Sassuolo remain the only side to have scored just with Italian players in this Serie A campaign.
  • Sassuolo have already conceded three own-goals – a league-most.
  • Livorno have attempted the fewest crosses from open play so far in this Serie A (202).