|Genoa: Eduardo; Mesto, Kaladze, Dainelli, Criscito; Rossi, Konko, Rafinha, Antonelli; Palacio, Floro Flores
|Cagliari: Agazzi; Perico, Canini, Astori, Agostini; Biondini, Nainggolan, Lazzari; Cossu, Missiroli; Acquafresca
- Genoa are 11th in the Serie A table with 39 points from 30 matches, 11 points off the final Europa League slot.
- The Grifoni have always scored against Cagliari at home in Serie A and have lost just once against the Sardinians in the Italian top flight in front of their own supporters.
- Davide Ballardini’s side have mustered ten points from their last four home fixtures.
- Cagliari are placed 12th in the league standings, level on points with Genoa.
- The Isolani have won just one of their last five away matches in the league and have failed to win any of their last three Serie A fixtures.
- Roberto Donadoni’s side have netted nine goals from corners, a record in the league equalled by Udinese.
November 14, 2010: Cagliari 0-1 Genoa
Andrea Ranocchia scored the only goal of the match seven minutes from the full-time whistle.