• Verona have won four of their last five Serie A meetings against Atalanta, including the last three.
  • Atalanta have scored in each of their last nine games against Verona in the top-flight.
  • Prior to last April’s 2-1 loss, Atalanta were unbeaten for 11 consecutive home games against Verona in Serie A (W7, D4).
  • Verona have failed to score in five of their last six visits to Atalanta in the top-flight.
  • Over their last four Serie A campaigns, Atalanta have picked up just one point in their opening game (2-2 vs Genoa in September 2011).
  • Last season, Verona started Serie A beating AC Milan at the Bentegodi, though they lost their first two away games against Roma and Juventus.
  • Atalanta have lost 24 games on their Serie A debut – more than any other side.
  • Verona have conceded goals on MD1 in each of their last eight Serie A campaigns.
  • Last season Atalanta drew just five Serie A games – only Juventus shared the points fewer times (three).
  • Verona faced 674 shots last season in Serie A – more than any other side.
  • Only seven of Luca Toni’s 20 league goals last season were scored away from home.
  • Germán Denis scored in both games against Verona last season.