HEAD-TO-HEAD: Today’s game will be the 77th match played in Serie A between Juventus and Cagliari the Bianconeri have claimed the most victories (39 to 11), while a total of 26 fixtures have ended in draws
CAGLIARI’S LAST WIN OVER JUVE: Cagliari's last victory against Juventus in Serie A dates back to November 2009: since then, the Bianconeri have recorded 14 wins and three draws.
PLAYING IN TURIN: Cagliari have won just one of the 38 Serie A matches played in Juventus’ home (14 D, 22L). The most recent came in 2009 when Massimiliano Allegri was on the bench.
STARTING THE NEW YEAR: Juventus have claimed victory the most times out of any time in Serie A in the first game of the New Year; 53 victories out of 89.
HOME FORTRESS: Juventus haven’t lost in 29 home league matches (24W, 5D) since September 2017.
CR7 VS CAGLIARI: Cagliari could become the 18th different opponent against which Cristiano Ronaldo has found the back of the net against in Serie A: if he scores he would have struck against 90% of the teams he has faced in the competition (currently at 17/20).
FOREVER PRESENT BONUCCI: Leonardo Bonucci played 28 648 minutes in the decade that just ended, only Lionel Messi (28 846) has done better in the five major European leagues out of the current active players.
SUPERGIGI: With his next appearance, Gianluigi Buffon will overtake Paolo Maldini in first place for the all-time appearances record in Serie A (currently both at 647).
PIPA’S INFLUENCE: Gonzalo Higuaín has played an active part in eight goals in eight Serie A matches against Cagliari: seven goals and one assist
SARRI VS MARAN: Maurizio Sarri has won six of the seven Serie A fixtures he has faced against Rolando Maran: recording one draw