• The goalless draw of the reverse fixture is the only previous meeting between these two sides in the top-flight.
  • Back in October, against Catania, Sassuolo kept their first clean sheet in Serie A history.
  • Since then, Sassuolo have kept only two more clean sheets, one against Atalanta and one against Bologna last Sunday.
  • After seven consecutive losses, Sassuolo have picked up their first point since January, drawing 0-0 against Bologna.
  • Prior to that, Sassuolo had conceded in 13 consecutive in Serie A.
  • Sassuolo have lost six of their last seven home games – in between, winning 4-3 against AC Milan.
  • Catasnia have won only one of their last nine Serie A fixtures (D4 L4).
  • Catania’s last away win in the league was more than a year ago – 2-1 at the Tardini against Parma in February 2013.
  • The Sicilians have scored just one goal away from home in 2014 and have failed to score in each of their last four games on the road.
  • This game will see the Serie A’s worst attack (Catania, 20 goals scored) facing the worst defence (Sassuolo, 55 conceded).
  • Sassuolo have collected the fewest points at home (10) while Catania have earned the fewest away (only two).