• Over the last seven meetings between these two sides, the same result has never repeated twice in a row – Udinese won 1-0 the reverse fixture.
  • Genoa and Udinese have shared just one draw over their last 10 league meetings (0-0 in September 2012).
  • Genoa have won seven of the last eight games played at home against Udinese.
  • The Friulani have failed to score in six of their last nine visits to Genoa in Serie A.
  • Before losing the derby against Sampdoria, Genoa had remained unbeaten for seven home games (W5 D2).
  • Udinese have won their last two league games – this is the first time they have won back-to-back games in this campaign.
  • Francesco Guidolin’s side have also kept two clean sheets in a row for the first time since April.
  • Genoa are the only side yet to score from open play from outside the box in this competition.
  • Udinese are Alberto Gilardino’s favourite target in Serie A (13 goals for him against the Friulani, including four goals when he was at Parma in May 2004).
  • Antonio Di Natale has scored four goals over his last five appearances against Genoa in Serie A.