• Roma have won only two of their last eight league games against Sampdoria, with three wins for the Blucerchiati in the process.
  • Samp have recorded 39 wins so far against Roma in Serie A, more than against any other side.
  • However, Roma lead by 42 wins to eight at home against Sampdoria.
  • Roma have failed to score only once over their last 14 Serie A home meetings against Sampdoria (0-0 in April 2006).
  • Rudy Garcia’s side are unbeaten at home in this campaign (W9 D2).
  • The Giallorossi have conceded just two goals at home this season – fewer than any other side amongst the top five European leagues.
  • Samp have collected 19 points in 11 games since appointment of Sinisa MIhajlovic – they had picked up just nine in the previous 12 games.
  • Francesco Totti has scored 14 goals against Sampdoria in the league, only against Parma (18) he has bagged more so far.
  • In the reverse fixture, Gervinho found his first ever goal in Serie A.
  • Éder has found the net in two of his three previous visits to Roma’s ground in Serie A.