PREVIEW: Fiorentina-Sampdoria


Serie A Match Day 20


After a much-needed Coppa Italia win over Torino, Fiorentina will hope to carry the momentum of that victory in Sunday’s Serie A meeting with Sampdoria. Sitting three points ahead of La Viola, the visitors will arrive at the Stadio Artemio Franchi after two consecutive losses that leave them in search of a positive result of their own.  Continue reading

Fiorentina Looking For Cup Glory


Coppa Italia, Round of 16


Returning from the Winter Break, the Coppa Italia has thrown up an interesting last 16 tie as Fiorentina take on Torino, a club their supporters are “twinned” with. That often leads to a strange, muted atmosphere inside the ground, yet this fixture offers both teams a chance to progress to the quarterfinals.  Continue reading

Luis Muriel Could Stop Fiorentina Rot

One win, one loss, one draw. The busy Christmas period was certainly a mixed bag for Fiorentina. It began on December 22 with an excellent 1-0 win over AC Milan at San Siro, a victory that was incredibly their first of the season away from home. The home side may have been suffering from a decimated midfield through a mixture of injury and suspension, but this was a momentous win nonetheless. Continue reading

Decimated Milan Face Resurgent Fiorentina

AC Milan–Fiorentina


After going winless for ten league games, Fiorentina finally recorded a victory last weekend and will hope to follow it up as they travel to San Siro on Saturday afternoon. They will take on an AC Milan side who, despite being held to a shocking 0-0 draw by Bologna on Tuesday, remain in fourth place.  Continue reading

Fiorentina Bounce Back In Style

No wins since the end of September. A problem with scoring goals from open play. A number of key players out through suspension. A home match versus local rivals. This was the situation that faced under-pressure Fiorentina boss Stefano Pioli before last Sunday’s match with Empoli, and to make matters worse, the Viola were already 1-0 down after just 23 minutes.  Continue reading

Stefano Pioli Denies Crisis At Fiorentina

After five consecutive draws, Stefano Pioli was trying to remain upbeat. “We did everything we possibly could to win it, so I don’t want to hear talk of Fiorentina in crisis after that performance,” the Fiorentina boss told Sky Italia after the latest stalemate, a depressing 0-0 away to Bologna last Sunday. Continue reading