Our match prediction:
Stadio Artemio Franchi will host the match between Fiorentina and Tottenham. Spurs have been in a thrilling form of late and they will certainly give their best to get the job done in the first leg. Mauro Pochettino’s men sit in second place in the Premier League standings ahead of the trip to Florence and they will be looking to build on a brilliant 2-1 win over Manchester City when they take on Fiorentina at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Viola did well to beat Inter Milan in their last Serie A game and considering that both teams have been producing fine performances of late, a lively contest is on the cards. We predict that both teams will score in Thursday’s Europa League game and given that the two sides are evenly matched at the moment, we would not be surprised if they share the spoils in the first leg.
Highligted Player (Eriksen):
Christian Dannemann Eriksen born on 14th of February 1992 is a Danish football who plays as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur. Eriksen played in the youth of Odense BK and Ajax Amsterdam where he got picked up by Tottenham Hotspur after 3 seasons. On 29th of August Eriksen got transferred for 13 million euro and is one of the most expensive Danish football players of all time. Christian Eriksen made his debut in March 2010 for the Danish national team and was the youngest player during the World Cup in 2010. So far Eriksen played for over 200 club games for Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur. Eriksen is known for his great passing skills and game overview. In his career Eriksen managed to become national champion with Ajax 3 times and won several individual prices for being one of the most talented player of the moment.
Highlighted Team (Fiorentina):
AC Fiorentina was founded on 29th of August in 1926 after a fusion between Libertas and CS Firenze. Currently Fiorentina is playing his home games in the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence which can accomodate 47282 suppoters. The stadium was build in 1931 by Pier Luigi Nervi. De first prize ever won by Fiorentina was the CoppaItalia in the season of 1939/1940. The first Scudetto (name for the Serie A title) was in 1955/1956. One of the most important players in that season was the Brazilian Juninho. In 1996 he was rewarded as the best player in clubchistory.One year later Fiorentina lost the semi finals in the Euopean Cup 1 against Real Madrid. During that period of time Fiorentina won the Europan Cup 2 against Glasgow Rangers and the Coppa Italia as well. In total Fiorentina won the league title twice.Important football players that played for Fiorentina are: Batistuta, Baggio, Effenberg, Laudrup, Mijatovic and Rui Costa.