• Verona and Bologna have met 35 times so far in Serie A: the Felsinei lead by 10 wins to nine, with 16 draws.
  • However, these two sides haven’t shared a draw over their last five league meetings – Verona had the better 4-1 in the reverse fixture earlier this season.
  • Bologna have won just twice so far at the Bentegodi against Verona, six wins for the hosts.
  • Verona won their last game against Livorno last Sunday – they’re yet to win two games in a row in the league since the start of 2014.
  • Verona have taken just one point from their last four home games.
  • Bologna have lost 1-0 in their last two games against AC Milan and Roma.
  • Verona have drawn only three games so far in this campaign – no side has shared the points fewer times this term.
  • Bologna have won just four games – no side has won fewer games this season in Serie A.
  • Luca Toni has scored six goals over his 13 league appearances against Bologna.
  • Toni has now scored in four successive Serie A games for the first time since February 2007.
  • Rômulo has recorded the joint-most assists in this competition (eight), and the most from set-play (five).
  • The next goal conceded by Verona will be their 1000th in Serie A.