• AC Milan have won only one of their last nine Serie A games against Lazio.
  • Last season both games between these two sides ended 1-1.
  • In fact, AC Milan have drawn 56 times against Lazio in Serie A – more than against any other opponent.
  • However, AC Milan are unbeaten against Lazio at the San Siro since September 1989 (a run of 24 games).
  • This will be the seventh time AC Milan and Lazio meet on the opening match-day of the season: the Rossoneri lead by two wins to one, with three draws.
  • AC Milan have failed to win on their debut in each of the last three Serie A campaigns (draw vs Lazio in September 2011, before losing to Sampdoria and Verona the following years).
  • Lazio have drawn 28 times on match-day 1 in Serie A – more than any other side.
  • The Biancocelesti have scored in 16 of their last 17 debut games in the top-flight.
  • AC Milan won just one of their first five games of the Serie A 13-14.
  • Lazio instead lost their first two on the road, but won the first three at home.
  • Last season Lazio scored goals with players from 13 different nationalities – a league-high.
  • During his three-year spell at Roma, Jérémy Menez didn’t score or assist any goals in six league appearances against Lazio.
  • Giampaolo Pazzini has scored seven league goals against Lazio, his joint-best tally against a Serie A side.