• Genoa have taken just one point from their last four Serie A meetings against Catania (1-1 in the reverse fixture).
  • Over the 23 previous meetings between these two sides the draw never accrued twice in a row.
  • The Grifoni have drawn three of their last five league games, winning and losing one.
  • Losing to Chievo last Sunday, Catania ended their four-game unbeaten run which was their best this season.
  • The Sicilians’ last away win in Serie A came more than a year ago, at the Tardini against Parma on February 24th 2013.
  • Catania have conceded 29 goals away from home, more than any other side in this competition.
  • Only Verona (449) have faced more shots than Genoa (430) so far in this campaign.
  • Gonzalo Bergessio has scored five goals in Serie A against Genoa, four of which have com over the last four games – the Grifone are his favourite target in this competition.
  • Also Pablo Barrientos has netted four goals over his last four appearances against Genoa.
  • Only one of Catania’s goals this season has been scored by an Italian player (Francesco Lodi’s against Bologna back in January).