. JUVENTUS v FIORENTINA Juventus Stadium, Turin Sunday 13th Dec, 2015, 20:45 GMT *** Juventus have won five games on the trot but face a test of character when they host high-flying Fiorentina this weekend. La Viola will be hoping their in-form strikers can make the decisive difference against the rejuvenated Old Lady. Fiorentina have already scored 30 goals this season with Nikola Kalinic and Josip Ilicic sharing the bulk of them. Juventus, meanwhile, have not been so prolific with Paulo Dybala leading from the front but Mario Mandzukic, Alvaro Morata and Simone Zaza have been struggling to get the goals. Both sides are unbeaten in the last five games but Juventus have won all their games in this period. After a stuttering start to the campaign, Allegri’s men have reacted like champions. However, they need to get a positive result in this genuine six pointer against their old rivals. Both sides made it through to the knockout stages in […]

INTER MILAN v FIORENTINA Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan Sunday 27th September, 2015, 19:45 GMT *** Serie A leaders Inter aiming to make it six wins on the spin when they host nearest rivals Fiorentina on Sunday. After five victories in five matches, Inter host second-placed Fiorentina in what is already a crucial match in this yeara s Serie A calendar. Inter are currently enjoying their best start to a league campaign since 1966, however, on Sunday they will face a rejuvenated Viola squad. It will be the first of many tests for Roberto Mancinia s men. The Nerazzurri have enjoyed a relatively smooth start to the season and they have taken full advantage of the fixtures to date, winning all five games while conceding just one goal. Inter’s early success has not been built on goals scored. Instead, they have relied on a watertight defence that has conceded only once in Serie A so far. Fiorentina, meanwhile, have hardly been […]

Fiorentina will host AC Milan at the Artemio Franchi on Sunday evening in Serie Aai??i??s first highly anticipated encounter of the season. New head coach Paulo Sousa will hope to keep up the momentum that Vincenzo Montella had with the team last season and a win against the Rossoneri may be an indicator of another good season in Florence. Meanwhile, the visitors have been one of the biggest spenders this summer and all new signings, along with new coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, will certainly be motivated to justify the money spent to bring them to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.