• Parma have beaten Cagliari 17 times so far in Serie A – in fact, the Sardinians are their favourite target alongside Udinese.
  • Parma are unbeaten in their last six games against Cagliari (W3, D3).
  • Before losing their last home game against Parma (1-0 back in May 2013), the Sardinians had remained unbeaten for seven games against the Ducali in Serie A (W3, D4).
  • Cagliari got back to winning ways after picking up just one point from their previous three league games.
  • Cagliari have alternated between a win and a loss over their last seven home games in Serie A – they lost the last meeting at home, 3-1 against Roma.
  • Before losing 2-0 in their last game against Inter, Parma had scored in 11 consecutive Serie A rounds.
  • Roberto Donadoni’s side have won just one of their last seven league fixtures.
  • Parma have now lost four of their last six league games, while they had lost five in the first 28 games of this Serie A term.
  • Parma have the record of headed goals scored so far in this Serie A season (11), while Cagliari have conceded the most headed goals so far (12).
  • Alessandro Lucarelli has netted three goals so far against Cagliari – his favourite target in the top-flight.
  • Antonio Cassano has found the net only once in 10 previous meetings against the Sardinians in Serie A.