• Verona and AC Milan have met 46 times so far in Serie A: the Rossoneri lead by 22 wins to seven.
  • Verona last win over AC Milan was back in January 1997 - since then, there three wins for the Rossoneri and three draws.
  • These sides met in the opening matchday of the season in September 1996, when AC Milan won 4-1.
  • Verona's last win on MD1 of Serie A was back in October 1988 (2-1 vs Lecce).
  • AC Milan scored the most goals from Italian players in the 2012-13 Serie A campaign (50).
  • Verona were the only unbeaten side over the last 13 match-days of Serie B last term (W8 D5).
  • Verona also had the best defence in Serie B in 2012-13 (only 32 goals conceded).
  • AC Milan were one of only four teams unbeaten from winning positions last season in Serie A (W21 D4).
  • Following his arrival at AC Milan back in February, Mario Balotelli was the most prolific Serie A player in front of goal (12 goals in 14 appearances).
  • Daniele Cacia was the Serie B top goalscorer last season, with 24 goals.
  • Amongst the teams playing in the 2013-14 Serie A, Verona have the lowest points per game average in opening MD fixtures - only 0.75, in light of three wins and nine draws in 24 games.