• This will be the 124th meeting between these two sides in Serie A: Fiorentina lead by 45 wins to 33.
  • Sampdoria have drawn more games against Fiorentina (45) than any other Serie A opponent.
  • Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last four meetings against Sampdoria (two draws, followed by two wins).
  • Sampdoria have beaten Fiorentina only twice in the last 13 meetings, their last win against the Viola was back in October 2010.
  • Sampdoria have now won back-to-back games for the fifth time in this campaign - the Blucerchiati have not won three in a row so far this term.
  • Fiorentina have won only twice in their last seven league games, losing four of these matches.
  • Fiorentina have already scored seven goals from penalties - more than any other side.
  • Gianluca Sansone's goal on Wednesday against Sassuolo was the quickest scored in a Serie A game since September 2011 (16”).
  • Vincenzo Montella - who played for Sampdoria - has never lost against the Blucerchiati as a manager (W3 D1).