Fiorentina is going head to head with Milan starting on 20 Nov 2021 at 19:45 UTC at Stadio Artemio Franchi stadium, Florence city, Italy. The match is a part of the Serie A.
Currently, Fiorentina rank 7th, while Milan hold 2nd position.
Start date: 21 Nov 2021 01:15
Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi
Referee: Marco Guida, Italy
Head to Head Record
FT: Fiorentina 2-3 Milan
FT: Milan 2-0 Fiorentina
FT: Fiorentina 1-1 Milan
Fiorentina Team News
Fiorentina, meanwhile, is mired in a defensive problem similar to that which befell their opponents recently, and will be forced to field their 13th different lineup in as many league games.
The hand of head coach Vincenzo Italiano has been forced this time by the circumstances, as Nikola Milenkovic has been suspended following his dismissal against Juventus, and Lucas Martinez Quarta has also been banned.
Furthermore, with back-up defender Matija Nastasic out due to injury, Igor and full-back Lorenzo Venuti are anticipated to form a temporary central combination in the hosts’ back four.
Nicolas Gonzalez has recovered from a COVID-19 infection that held the summer signing in isolation for over two weeks, which is wonderful news for the Viola. After passing physical tests, the former Stuttgart winger could start in a front three led by the unstoppable Dusan Vlahovic.
AC Milan Team News
Despite the fact that a few of crucial players are still out for Milan this week, Stefano Pioli has been encouraged by the return to fitness of centre-back Alessio Romagnoli, who was forced to miss the derby due to an adductor problem.
However, because first-choice goalkeeper Mike Maignan and captain Davide Calabria are still out, Ciprian Tatarusanu and Pierre Kalulu should fill in for them.
Junior Messias is nearing a return to the Rossoneri after an injury-plagued start to his career. He could be certified fit to play from the bench, adding to his fifteen minutes in the renowned red and black shirt thus far.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to start ahead of Olivier Giroud up front, while Alexis Saelemaekers is expected to return to the starting lineup after being benched against Inter.
Fiorentina XI: Terracciano; Odriozola, Venuti, Igor, Biraghi; Bonaventura, Torreira, Castrovilli; Gonzalez, Vlahovic, Saponara
AC Milan XI: Tatarusanu; Kalulu, Kjaer, Tomori, Hernandez; Tonali, Kessie; Saelemaekers, Diaz, Leao; Ibrahimovic
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