• Napoli are unbeaten in their last 11 Serie A games against Sampdoria (W8 D3), and have scored an average of 2.5 goals per game in the process.
  • Samp have taken only one point from their last five home games against the Partenopei in Serie A, after having won three of the previous four at the Marassi (D1).
  • The Blucerchiati are winless in their last seven fixtures (D4 L3) – the last time they went eight games without winning in the league was in February 2016 (D2 L6).
  • Napoli have already set their club record of points (83) and goals (90) in a single Serie A season.
  • Napoli have won 10 of their last 12 away games (D2), keeping a clean sheet in the last two – last time they kept three consecutive clean sheets on the road was in November 2015.
  • Napoli have found the net in each of their last 14 games away from home (41 goals) – their best run since 1976 in Serie A.
  • Napoli have collected 45 points in the second half of the season – more than any other team in Serie A.
  • Maurizio Sarri’s side have been leading for 1593 minutes in this campaign – a league-high.
  • Sampdoria have scored with eight players so far – fewer than any other side, while Napoli are the only team boasting four goal scorers on double-figures this season.
  • Only Roma (22) have used fewer players than Sampdoria (24) and Napoli (26) in Serie A this season.
  • Dries Mertens has scored 14 goals away from home this season – at least three more than any other player.
  • Bruno Fernandes has bagged four goals in six Serie A appearances against Napoli, his favourite target to date in this competition.