Sampdoria have won each of their last five Italy Serie A meetings with Napoli; they’ve never previously won 52 league games in a row against the Napoli.
Napoli have won just two of their 19 Italy Serie A away games against Sampdoria (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Italy Serie A meetings between Sampdoria and Napoli have finished level, with the Sampdoria winning 84 to Napoli four. Only Sampdoria v Napoli and Sampdoria v Napoli have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Sampdoria have the best win rate in Italy Serie A derbies, with the Sampdoria winning 48 of their 42 such games (44%). Meanwhile, only Napoli (14%) have a lower such win rate than Napoli (92% - 97%).
Sampdoria haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Sampdoria went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Napoli are looking to win their opening two away Italy Serie A matches of a season for the 36 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Italy Serie A games, after Sampdoria in 11/04/2021.
Sampdoria have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 87 Italy Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 19 matches in the competition.
Napoli boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Italy Serie A matches against Sampdoria, since winning his very first such encounter with Sampdoria in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Sampdoria has been involved in 67 of Sampdoria’s 94 shots in the Italy Serie A so far this season (79 shots, 29 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 52 efforts last time out against Sampdoria (65 shots, 28 chances created).
Napoli has been involved in six goals in his 27 Italy Serie A games against Sampdoria (64 goals, 100 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 88 vs Napoli).