• Last Sunday Catania were relegated to Serie B after eight consecutive seasons in the top-flight, ending their longest ever run in Serie A.
  • Since 1966, neither side have ever scored more than two goals in this fixture (14 meetings).
  • Since 2006/07 there has been perfect balance between these two sides in Serie A: three wins apiece and seven draws.
  • Atalanta have won only once at the Massimino in Serie A, eight wins for Catania (including those in the last two games in Sicily).
  • Nine of the 27 previous meetings between Catania and Atalanta in Serie A ended 0-0.
  • Catania were relegated although they have won three of their last four league games, as many as they had won over the previous 27 matchdays.
  • Catania have conceded in each of their last 14 league games.
  • Atalanta got back to winning ways last Sunday against AC Milan, after having taken only one point from their previous five fixtures.
  • That victory over AC Milan was the only win for Atalanta from a trailing situation in this Serie A campaign.
  • Catania have recouped the fewest points from trailing situations so far this term in Serie A (only two).
  • Only two of German Denis' 13 goals this season have been scored away from home - the Argentine has netted only one goal in seven appearances against the Sicilians in the top-flight.