FOOTBALL – The following are some key facts and figures on a selected assortment of matches in the Serie A this weekend. The matches we have looked into are Genoa - Palermo and AC Milan - Internazionale.
Genoa - Palermo
> Genoa are unbeaten in all 15 home matches against Palermo in the Serie A, winning eight and drawing seven.
> Palermo are winless in Serie A away matches against 26 clubs in total, but they only played more away matches without winning any against Inter (25 matches) than vs Genoa (15).
> Fabrizio Miccoli needs two goals to score 100 in the Serie A. He needs only one to reach 150 in all Italian leagues.
AC Milan - Internazionale
> This will be the 161st derby in the Serie A. Milan have won 60, Inter have won 51 and there have been 49 draws.
> Milan have a better record when they are are the away team in the derby than when they are the home side: W27-D22-L31.
> Javier Zanetti will make his 45th derby appearance in all competitions overtaking Giuseppe Bergomi as Inter’s record holder. Paolo Maldini is the only player on both sides with more derbies: 56.