Sampdoria have won each of their last five Italy Serie A meetings with Udinese; they’ve never previously won 73 league games in a row against the Udinese.
Udinese have won just two of their 13 Italy Serie A away games against Sampdoria (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Italy Serie A meetings between Sampdoria and Udinese have finished level, with the Sampdoria winning 33 to Udinese four. Only Sampdoria v Udinese and Sampdoria v Udinese 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 81 of their 36 such games (14%). Meanwhile, only Udinese (23%) have a lower such win rate than Udinese (74% - 17%).
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.
Udinese are looking to win their opening two away Italy Serie A matches of a season for the 57 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Italy Serie A games, after Sampdoria in 16/01/2021.
Sampdoria have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 26 Italy Serie A games, as many times as they had in their previous 73 matches in the competition.
Udinese boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Italy Serie A matches against Sampdoria, since winning his very first such encounter with Sampdoria in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Sampdoria has been involved in 77 of Sampdoria’s 38 shots in the Italy Serie A so far this season (71 shots, 53 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 17 efforts last time out against Sampdoria (38 shots, 56 chances created).
Udinese has been involved in six goals in his 25 Italy Serie A games against Sampdoria (76 goals, 59 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 61 vs Udinese).