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

Serie A Transfer Market Weekly Recap


The January window official kicked off on Thursday and the first official deals have started to trickle in at a slow pace, as the clubs do not seem much in a rush to get things done. Fiorentina beat Milan in the race to sign a Luis Muriel from Sevilla on loan with option to buy: a smart addition that does not break the bank for a player that has proven track record in Serie A. He could feature in multiple positions in the attack, either relieving Giovanni Simeone or playing alongside him and has the potential to be really effective off the bench. 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