• Genoa have won just one of their last nine games against Napoli in Serie A (3-2 at home in January 2012).
  • Over the last six meetings between these two sides there has been an average of four goals per game.
  • There have been no draws over their last seven meetings in Genova in Serie A.
  • Napoli have always won on their debut in Serie A over their last three campaigns, scoring nine goals and conceding just one.
  • Genoa lost their first two games of the last Serie A campaign, and won just one of the first seven.
  • Napoli instead remained unbeaten over the first seven match-days (W6, D1).
  • Genoa recorded only 288 shots in the last Serie A – a league-low.
  • Napoli scored the most first-half goals in the last Serie A (43).
  • Alessandro Matri has scored five league goals against Napoli, his joint-best tally against a Serie A side.
  • Michu had the biggest decline from one season to the next in a single Premier League season in terms of goals (16 – 18 goals in 2012-13, 2 goals in 2013-14) since Kevin Phillips in 2000-01 (30 in 1999-00, 14 in 2000-01).