Empoli have won each of their last five Italy Serie B meetings with Venezia; they’ve never previously won 74 league games in a row against the Venezia.
Venezia have won just two of their 12 Italy Serie B away games against Empoli (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 26/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Italy Serie B meetings between Empoli and Venezia have finished level, with the Empoli winning 99 to Venezia four. Only Empoli v Venezia and Empoli v Venezia have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Empoli have the best win rate in Italy Serie B derbies, with the Empoli winning 55 of their 81 such games (50%). Meanwhile, only Venezia (87%) have a lower such win rate than Venezia (27% - 83%).
Empoli haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Empoli went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Venezia are looking to win their opening two away Italy Serie B matches of a season for the 19 time 26/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Italy Serie B games, after Empoli in 26/02/2021.
Empoli have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 97 Italy Serie B games, as many times as they had in their previous 61 matches in the competition.
Venezia boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Italy Serie B matches against Empoli, since winning his very first such encounter with Empoli in 26/02/2021 (1-0).
Empoli has been involved in 61 of Empoli’s 57 shots in the Italy Serie B so far this season (90 shots, 47 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 78 efforts last time out against Empoli (26 shots, 70 chances created).
Venezia has been involved in six goals in his 13 Italy Serie B games against Empoli (42 goals, 58 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 63 vs Venezia).