Roma vs Fiorentina: Probable Lineups, Match Preview, and Key Facts

The Giallorossi return to the field after the success in Reggio Emilia. Three fundamental points for José Mourinho who, in the event of victory, could secure fourth place and also undermine Milan

The Romaafter the comeback victory against Sassuolo, receives the Fiorentina at the Olympic Stadium in a key match for the race for fourth place. The Special One relies on the usual 3-5-2 with Mancini, Llorente and Ndicka (the only central defenders available) ahead of Rui Patricio. On the outside lanes Zalewski e Kristensen who earns a starting shirt after the excellent entrance that changed Mapei’s match. In front the usual couple Dybala-Lukaku.

Roma-Fiorentina, the probable lineups

ROMA (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Mancini, Llorente, Ndicka; Kristensen, Cristante, Paredes, Pellegrini, Zalewski; Dybala, Lukaku.

Available: Svilar, Boer, Karsdorp, Celik, Spinazzola, El Shaarawy, Bove, Aouar, Pagano, Renato Sanches, Belotti, Azmoun. Trainer: Mourinho.

FIORENTINA (4-2-3-1): Terracciano; Kayode, Milenkovic, M. Quarta, Biraghi; Arthur, Duncan; Nico Gonzalez, Bonaventura, Kouamé; Beltram. Available: Christensen, Vannucchi, Parisi, Ranieri, Mina, Pierozzi, Mandragora, Maxime Lopez, Barak, Infantino, Nzola, Sottil, Ikoné, Brekalo. Trainer: Italian.

Referee: Rapuano (Rimini). Assistants: L.Rossi and C.Rossi. Fourth man: Maresca. Was: Aureliano. Avar: Dionysis.

PREMATCH – Fundamental match for Roma who this evening have the opportunity to lock down fourth place and forcefully get closer to third-placed Milan. In fact, in the event of a victory, the Giallorossi would be 3 points behind Napoli (KO against Juve), and 4 points behind Fiorentina and Atalanta, jumping to -2 behind the Rossoneri.

LATEST FROM TRIGORIA – Some doubts about the formation for José Mourinho, in particular in midfield where Paredes and Cristante are certain of the ownership. The third shirt will be entrusted to one of Lorenzo Pellegrini (rising prices) and Bove. Obligatory choices instead in defense as announced by Special One himself yesterday in the press conference. In fact, there is no news on the Smalling front while for Kumbulla we will have to wait a few weeks.

WHERE TO SEE IT – Roma-Fiorentina, a match valid for the 15th day of the championship and scheduled for 8.45pm at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, will be visible live in clear streaming on Dazn. The commentary will be entrusted to the voices of Pierluigi Pardo and Dario Marcolin. Furthermore, it is possible to follow the match with LIVE commentary on and with social updates on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

CURIOSITIES AND PRECEDENTS – Tonight will be the 194th match between Roma and Fiorentina in all competitions. The balance is slightly in favor of the Giallorossi who have so far achieved 67 victories compared to 66 draws and 60 Viola victories. The last victory dates back to last season’s match thanks to Dybala’s brace in the final 2-0. The record holder for goals and appearances in this match is Francesco Totti with 14 goals in 39 appearances.

December 10, 2023 (modified December 10, 2023 | 18:51)

2023-12-10 17:51:14
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