Fiorentina and Inter Milan are ready to battle for the classic six-pointer match on Sunday evening as they fight for the third and final Champions League place. Fiorentina have been inconsistent since the beginning of the new year but with four games without a loss they are slightly more confident than their opponents.
Carlos Bacca and Kevin-Prince Boateng struck in either half as AC Milan dented Fiorentina's Serie A title hopes with a 2-0 win at the San Siro that ended their long wait for victory over La Viola.
Manchester United target Felipe Anderson came off the bench to hit a late goal as Lazio awoke from their slumber to stun Serie A title-chasers Fiorentina 3-1 on Saturday.
Slovenia striker Josip Ilicic hit a brace and late substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski added the trimmings as Fiorentina replaced Inter Milan at the top of Serie A on Wednesday with a 3-1 win at Palermo.
Stevan Jovetic, who now plays for Internazionale on loan from Manchester City, has recently spoken about his time in the Serie A and claims that it is more difficult than the Premier League.
. 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 […]
A look at the thrilling title race in Italy
Even as we are 11 matches into the season, the Serie A table seems to have different kinds of surprises in store for the fans as now Fiornetina go back on top, with previous leaders Roma dropping down to the third spot.
Goals from Josip Ilicic, Borja Valero and Joan Verdu secured a 3-0 win over Atalanta on Sunday as Fiorentina maintained their purple patch to go two points clear of Inter Milan at the top of Serie A.
Inter Milan suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of Fiorentina with a shock 4-1 defeat at home, with goalkeeper Samir HandanoviAi?? guilty for the Viola's first two goals