• The draw in the reverse fixture gave Sassuolo their first ever point in their Serie A history.
  • Sassuolo have lost eight of their last nine league games, in between a 4-3 win over AC Milan.
  • Napoli got back to winning ways last Saturday against AC Milan, after a run of three league games without a victory (D2 L1).
  • Sassuolo have conceded goals in each of their last 10 league games, failing to score in six of them.
  • Napoli have conceded goals in seven of their last eight away games in Serie A.
  • Sassuolo have picked up just ten points from their home games so far, only Chievo (8) have accrued fewer.
  • Sassuolo have conceded the most goals from outside the box in this Serie A (9), while only AC Milan (13) have scored more than Napoli (11) from long range.
  • Former Napoli captain, Paolo Cannavaro collected 197 Serie A appearances for the Partenopei, before joining Sassuolo.
  • Sergio Floccari has already scored 12 goals in Serie A against Napoli, his favourite target in the competition.
  • Marek Hamsik has scored just one goal over his last nine Serie A appearances.