Our prediction for this Serie A match:
For the first time in quite a while, Udinese found themselves fearing for Serie A survival, but an unlikely win over title chasing Napoli could prove decisive in the end. The Zebrette have since lost to Sampdoria and shared spoils with Chievo, creating a five-point advantage over the bottom three, and they now need to try and get at least one point from the game against Fiorentina. Viola have been blowing hot and cold in the second part of the season and they seem to be out of the chase for Champions League positions, meaning this will go down as yet another disappointing season for the Artemio Franchi outfit. Viola clearly have more potential than they are showing, and having finally ended a seven-match winless run, maybe the time has come for the team to show what they are made of by winning at Friuli. Fiorentina haven’t been too impressive on the road of late, but we believe they can turn it around and, therefore, predict an away win.
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 accommodate 47282 supporters. 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 club history.
One year later Fiorentina lost the semi finals in the European 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.