• Last season both meetings between these two sides ended as draws.
  • Sassuolo started their Serie A record with four losses in the first four games last season, but eventually ended the campaign with three wins in the last five match-days.
  • Cagliari lost their last three games of the season last term, without scoring a single goal.
  • Sassuolo were the only side to score all goals with Italian players in Serie A in 2013-14.
  • Cagliari conceded the most headed goals in the 2013-14 Serie A (13).
  • The Sardinians were also the only side who failed to score with defenders last term in Serie A.
  • Domenico Berardi was the only Serie A player to score more than one hat-trick last season (three).
  • Sergio Floccari has scored five goals in 15 Serie A meetings against Cagliari: only against Napoli has he netted more in the Italian top-flight (six goals)
  • Sime Vrsaljko attempted 109 crosses from open play last season in the league, more than any other Genoa player.
  • This will be the first meeting between the two managers. Zdenek Zeman took Eusebio Di Francesco’s place in charge of Pescara in summer 2011.