• Sampdoria are unbeaten in their last seven meetings against Bologna in Serie A (W3, D4).
  • Bologna have beaten Samp only once in their last 15 meetings in the top-flight.
  • The Blucerchiati are unbeaten in their last seven home meetings against the Rossoblu in Serie A (W5, D2), and have won each of the last four.
  • Samp have not repeated the same result over their last five league games; they lost their last game against Juventus (4-2 in Turin).
  • The Blucerchiati are unbeaten at home since appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic (W2, D2).
  • Bologna have won only one of their last 10 league fixtures, losing four.
  • Bologna have failed to score in four of their last six Serie A games.
  • Away from home, the Felsinei have picked up only one point from their last four league fixtures.
  • Bologna have averaged only 333 passes per game so far this season, a Serie A-low.
  • Manolo Gabbiadini played for Bologna last season, scoring six goals in 30 league appearances.
  • This season Gabbiadini has already scored five in 18 gamesfor Sampdoria, but only one at home.