• This will be the 116th meeting between Napoli and Lazio in Serie A: the Partenopei lead by 40 wins to 35, with 40 draws.
  • Lazio have won just one of their last six Serie A clashes against Napoli.
  • The last four meetings at the San Paolo between these two sides have seen the hosts unbeaten (2W, 2D).
  • Napoli haven’t drawn any of their last six league games (4W, 2L).
  • Lazio have won their last two games against Parma and Sampdoria – the last time they won three in a row in the league was back in May.
  • Lazio have won four of their last six away games, losing the other two.
  • Napoli are unbeaten from leading positions at home in this campaign (11W, 2D).
  • The Partenopei currently hold the record for goals scored from counter attacks this season in Serie A (10).
  • Gonzalo Higuaín has failed to score in his last four Serie A appearances – since his arrival in Italy he has never failed to score in five consecutive appearances.
  • In the reverse fixture in Rome, Higuaín scored a brace.
  • Antonio Candreva has already scored nine goals and procided five assists this term – this is already his most prolific campaign in Serie A.