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Prediction: Fiorentina vs Sassuolo

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions, Serie A 24 Apr 2024

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Prediction: Fiorentina to win 3-0

Best Odds: 12/1

Bookmaker: Zetbet

Fiorentina and Sassuolo will lock horns with each other in Serie A this coming weekend. The match between Vincenzo Italiano’s side and Davide Ballardini’s team will be held at Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence and is scheduled to kick off at 7:45 pm UK time on Sunday.

Fiorentina

Fiorentina are one of the biggest and most well-known clubs in Serie A. They tend to challenge for the European places in the league table and a very ambitious team. Just like last season, they are very much in with a chance of ending up in a very good place in the standings.

Vincenzo Italiano’s side finished as high as eighth in the Serie A table last season. Fiorentina are now ninth in the standings with 47 points from 32 games. They are seven points behind Atalanta, who are currently sixth and occupy the final Europan spot in the standings.

Fiorentina will take on Atalanta in the Coppa Italia on Wednesday evening before facing Sassuolo in Serie A this coming weekend. I Viola will head into the match on the back of a 2-0 victory over Salernitana away from home in the league which came after a victory over Viktoria Plzen in the UEFA Europa Conference League.

Team News:

Fiorentina are likely to line up in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Pietro Terracciano will be in goal for the home team. Michael Kayode, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Luca Ranieri and Fabiano Parisi will be the four defenders. Maxime Lopez and Alfred Duncan will be the two holding midfielders. Jonathan Ikone, Gaetano Castrovilli and Riccardo Sottil will be the three attacking midfielders. Antonin Barak will lead the line for Fiorentina.

Sassuolo

Sassuolo are a modest club in Italy who are happy to just stay in Serie A. They have done well in recent times, but there is a very good chance that they could get relegated to Serie B at the end of the season.

Davide Ballardini’s side are second from bottom in the Serie A table at the moment with 26 points from 33 matches. I Neroverdi are two points behind Udinese in 17th and could still be able to stave off the dreaded drop to the second tier of Italian football.

Sassuolo will head into the Serie A match against Fiorentina this coming weekend on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Lecce at home in the league. It came after a 3-3 draw with AC Milan in front of their fans in Serie A which followed a 2-2 draw with Salernitana on the road in the league.

Team News:

Sassuolo are likely to line up in a 4-2-3-1 formation against Fiorentina. Andrea Consigli will be in goal for Sassuolo. Jeremy Toljan, Martin Erlic, Gian Marco Ferrari and Mattia Viti will be the four defenders. Matheus Henrique and Kristian Thorstvedt will be the two holding midfielders. Gregoire Defrel, Nedim Bajrami and Armand Lauriente will be the three playmakers. Andrea Pinamonti will lead the line for Sassuolo.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Fiorentina have lost 2 of their last 6 Serie A matches.
  • Fiorentina have scored 45 goals in 32 Serie A matches this season.
  • Fiorentina have conceded 36 goals in 32 Serie A games this campaign.
  • Sassuolo have won 1 of their last 6 Serie A matches.
  • Sassuolo have conceded 65 goals in 33 Serie A games this season.

Conclusion

Sassuolo have been one of the poorest teams in Serie A this season and could get relegated to Serie B at the end of the campaign. While Fiorentina are not having the best of times in the league and are not in great form at the moment, they are the home team and have a better side. Anything other than a win for Fiorentina in this particular league game will be a surprise.

Prediction: Fiorentina to win 3-0

Best Odds: 12/1

Bookmaker: Zetbet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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