• Sampdoria have won only nine of the 57 meetings played against Cagliari in Serie A, the Sardinians had the better 22 times.
  • Cagliari are unbeaten in their last 10 meetings against Samp, whose last win in this fixture was back in November 2007.
  • Sampdoria have failed to beat Cagliari at the Marassi in their last nine games (seven draws followed by two wins for the Sardinians).
  • Sampdoria have failed to score only in one of their last 12 league games.
  • The Blucerchiati are unbeaten in the league at home since the appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic (W2, D3).
  • Before beating Fiorentina last weekend, Cagliari hadn’t won in Serie A for six games (D3, L3).
  • Cagliari’s last away win in Serie A was almost a year ago (2-0 against Pescara, February 17th 2013).
  • Cagliari’s last four away games saw only one goal scored in total.
  • Cagliari have conceded nine headed goals – more than any other side in this competition.
  • Daniele Conti has already scored four goals in Serie A against Sampdoria; only against Roma he has bagged more so far (five).