- Barcelona's Sergi Roberto is a booking away from a ban
- Barcelona are the only unbeaten team in this season's La Liga
- Since losing 3-1 at home to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, Barcelona's home record is W20 D2. They have scored in all but one of their 23 home games this season.
- Luis Suarez has seven goals in his past 10 matches for Barcelona and Uruguay
- Roma had won four games in a row in all competitions before Saturday's 1-1 at Bologna.
- Eight of the 24 Serie A goals Roma have conceded this season have come in the final 15 minutes