• Sampdoria and Chievo have met 17 times in Serie A: the Blucerchiati lead by eight wins to two.
  • Sampdoria have kept clean sheets in four of their last five league meetings with Chievo.
  • At the Marassi, the hosts have won five times so far, with Chievo having the better only once.
  • Sampdoria have now lost three league games in a row – the last time they lost four consecutive league games was in November 2012.
  • Samp have netted just one goal over their last four Serie A fixtures.
  • Chievo haven’t drawn any of their last 13 league games (W4, L9) – this is currently the longest run without sharing the points in this competition.
  • Chievo won their last away game against Livorno (4-2), previously they had picked-up just two points from eight games on the road.
  • Chievo have scored only 13 goals in the second half – fewer than any other Serie A side.
  • Samp have scored the most goals following an indirect free-kick this season in Serie A (six), though they have also conceded the most from direct free-kicks (four).
  • Only Livorno and Catania (21 apiece) have lost more games than Chievo (20) in this Serie A campaign.
  • Sergio Pellissier has not scored in 14 previous appearances against Sampdoria in the top-flight.