• Roma vs Fiorentina is the fixture that has been played the most often on match-day 1 in Serie A so far – this will be their ninth meeting (four wins aside so far).
  • Roma have won their last four Serie A games against Fiorentina.
  • These two sides have shared just one draw over their last 13 meetings in the top-flight (2-2 in Florence in March 2011).
  • Roma have won seven of the last eight meetings against the Viola at the Olimpico, losing one.
  • Last season Roma won the first 10 games they played in Serie A, setting an all-time record in the competition.
  • Fiorentina started the 2013-14 season with three wins and a draw, before losing away to Inter.
  • Fiorentina have conceded 97 goals overall in their opening games of the Serie A.
  • Last season Roma were the only team with two players who made 10 assists (Francesco Totti and Gervinho).
  • Roma recorded 473 shots in the Serie A 2013-14, more than any other side.
  • Daniele De Rossi finished the last Serie A campaign with 2360 passes – a record in the competition.
  • Fiorentina were the only side in the Serie A 13-14 to take more points from their away games (34) that from those at home (31).
  • Juan Iturbe has scored in both of his Serie A appearances against Fiorentina: only against Lazio has he managed to do the same.
  • Over his four-year spell at Barcelona, Seydou Keita conceded 173 fouls, more than any other teammate.