Date: 5th July 2020 at 8:30am
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Parma are aiming to make it four fixtures in succession against without defeat when they welcome the Tuscans to the Stadio Ennio Tardini on night (19:30).

PROBABLE LINE-UPS

Parma (4-3-3): Sepe; , Iacoponi, Bruno Alves, Gagliolo; Kucka, Scozzarella, Kurtic; Kulusevski, Cornelius, Gervinho.

Suspended: Hernani.

Fiorentina (4-3-3): Dragowski; Caceres, Milenkovic, Ger. Pezzella, Dalbert; Duncan, , Castrovilli; Chiesa, Cutrone, Ribery.

Suspended: Vlahovic.

Unavailable: Kouame.

KEY STATISTICS

– Fiorentina lead by 15 wins to 14 against Parma in Serie A, with 16 draws so far.

– Parma are unbeaten in their last three games against Fiorentina (W2 D1), their longest unbeaten run against the since 2004.

– Parma has beaten Fiorentina only once in their last eight meetings played in the second half of the season (that was back in May 2019).

– Fiorentina have failed to score on their last two trips to the Tardini – the last time they failed to score in three consecutive games away to Parma was in the 1990s.

– Parma have lost their last three home games, only one goal in the process – their worst run since February 2019 when they lost four in a row at the Tardini.

– After 14 away games in 2019/20, the Viola have exactly the same points (16) and number of clean sheets (three) as they did at this stage last season in Serie A.

– Fiorentina’s head coach Giuseppe Iachini has lost 50% of his games against Parma in his career (three out of six), winning only once so far against the .

– Parma’s striker; Gervinho has scored three goals in seven previous Serie A games against Fiorentina, including in the reverse fixture this season (1-1).

– Parma’s striker; Gianluca Caprari has already scored four goals in seven Serie A appearances against Fiorentina – more than he has against any other opponent in the competition.

– Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa has already scored three away goals this season – one short of his best record of away goals in a single Serie A campaign.