The two old rivals will lock horns in the intense Genoa derby
Eduardo; Mesto, Dainelli, Kaladze, Criscito; Konko, Kucka, Milanetto, Antonelli; Floro Flores, Palacio
Genoa coach Davide Ballardini has the luxury of picking from a full squad ahead of the clash with Samp.
Curci; Zauri, Volta, Lucchini, Ziegler; Mannini, Tissone, Palombo, Laczko; Pozzi, Biabiany
Alberto Cavasin with be without the services of defensive stalwart Daniele Gastaldello, Gilberto Martinez and Marco Padalino who are all nursing injuries.
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- Genoa has won four of its last five derbies against its city rivals.
- The Grifoni have scored seven goals in their last two home matches.
- Davide Ballardini has not lost to Samp in five attempts in Serie A.
- Genoa has won four of its last five games at home.
- Sampdoria has been held scoreless in 19 games this season.
- The Blucerchiati only have one win in their last 10 road matches.
- Sampdoria has conceded eight goals in its last four encounters.
- Giampaolo Pazzini still leads Samp in scoring this season even though he left the club for Inter in January.