Fiorentina vs Sassuolo Match Analysis & Prediction
07/01/2023 5:00 pm
Fiorentina will be bidding to return to the winning ways this weekend when they play against struggling Sassuolo at Stadio Artemio Franchi in the 16th round of the campaign. Kickoffs on January 7 at 17:00 EAT.
Fiorentina will want to bounce back frollowin 2-1 Serie A defeat to AC Milan in their previous game. In that match, Fiorentina managed 51% possession, 11 shots with five of them on target and goals scored by Antonín Barák (28′) and Nikola Milenković (92′ OGl). AC Milan got 12 shots with three of them on target and a goal by Rafael Leão (2′).
The home team has not been particularly decisive this season so far but the fans at Stadio Artemio Franchi will surely be hoping that this is a good chance to return to their winning ways.
Sassuolo heads into this match coming off 2-1 defeat to Samdoria in their previous fixture. In that match, Sassuolo managed 68% possession, 16 shots with four of them on target and a goal scored by Domenico Berardi (64′). Sampdoria got nine shots with four on target and goals by Manolo Gabbiadini (25′) and Tommaso Augello (28′).
Meanwhile, Sassuolo struggled just before the World Cup break and Dionisi will be hoping that his players can pick up some points early to avoid a relegation scrap in a few months.
Fiorentina vs. Sassuolo Head to head
Each side claims six victories from the 18 head to head encounters between Fiorentina and Sassuolo since 2013 while the other six matches ended in draws.
Fiorentina Team News
Nicolás González, Rolando Mandragora and Riccardo Sottil are unavailable for gaffer Vincenzo Italiano’s selection for this game through injuries.
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Sassuolo Team News
As for boss Alessio Dionisi, he will be unable to call upon Maxime López who is recovering from a knee injury.
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