• Udinese and Sampdoria have met 65 times so far in Serie A - the Blucerchiati lead by 27 wins to 19.
  • Only in one of the last five meetings both sides have managed to score (3-1 for Udinese at the Friuli in May 2013).
  • Five of the last seven meetings at the Friuli have ended in a win for the hosts.
  • Udinese have won only one of their last six league games, and drew the last 2-2 vs Verona.
  • Samp instead have won only one of their last seven league games, and lost five of the last six.
  • Last weekend Antonio Di Natale scored his 190th goal in Serie A, becoming the 7th top goal scorer all-time in this competition.
  • Di Natale has already scored nine goals in 18 appearances in Serie A against Sampdoria.
  • Éder has scored four goals against Udinese - he has never bagged more against any other Serie A opponent.
  • Éder is enjoying his most prolific campaign in Serie A, with 11 goals scored (only three though away from home).
  • Sampdoria have scored seven goals following an indirect free-kick - a league-high.