• Only two goals have been scored over the last three meetings between Sampdoria and AC Milan in Serie A.
  • Over their last 11 meetings, Samp and AC Milan have never repeated the same result twice in a row – the Rossoneri beat Sampdoria in the reverse fixture (1-0).
  • Prior to last season’s 0-0, AC Milan had scored at the Marassi against Sampdoria for 11 games in a row.
  • Sampdoria are unbeaten at home under Sinisa Mihajlovic in Serie A (W3 D3).
  • AC Milan have scored in 11 of their last 12 league games, failing to score only in the derby against Inter before the Christmas break.
  • The Rossoneri have picked up 10 points in the league since appointment of Clarence Seedorf, only Juventus have taken more in this period (11).
  • AC Milan have lost three of their last four away games, winning the other at Cagliari.
  • AC Milan have scored 14 goals in the last 15 minutes of play – more than any other Serie A side this season.
  • Sampdoria have scored the fewest number of goals in the opening 15 minutes of their games (1).
  • Giampaolo Pazzini played 76 league games for Sampdioria, scoring 36 goals.
  • During his spell for the Blucerchiati, Pazzini enjoyed his most prolific Serie A campaign, as he netted 19 goals in 2009/10.
  • Mario Balotelli holds the record of goals scored from outside the box in Serie A this season (5).