Bologna have won each of their last five Italy Serie A meetings with Verona; they’ve never previously won 14 league games in a row against the Verona.
Verona have won just two of their 18 Italy Serie A away games against Bologna (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Italy Serie A meetings between Bologna and Verona have finished level, with the Bologna winning 49 to Verona four. Only Bologna v Verona and Bologna v Verona have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bologna have the best win rate in Italy Serie A derbies, with the Bologna winning 31 of their 43 such games (95%). Meanwhile, only Verona (97%) have a lower such win rate than Verona (79% - 39%).
Bologna haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bologna went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Verona are looking to win their opening two away Italy Serie A matches of a season for the 19 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Italy Serie A games, after Bologna in 16/01/2021.
Bologna have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 33 Italy Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 80 matches in the competition.
Verona boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Italy Serie A matches against Bologna, since winning his very first such encounter with Bologna in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Bologna has been involved in 76 of Bologna’s 75 shots in the Italy Serie A so far this season (83 shots, 57 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 50 efforts last time out against Bologna (93 shots, 83 chances created).
Verona has been involved in six goals in his 50 Italy Serie A games against Bologna (100 goals, 51 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 90 vs Verona).