Date: 5th February 2021 at 8:30am
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Life doesn’t get any easier for struggling on Friday night as they welcome Inter to Tuscany (kick-off 20:45).


Fiorentina (3-5-2): Dragowski; Martinez Quarta, Ger. Pezzella, Igor; Caceres, Pulgar, Amrabat, Bonaventura, Biraghi; Vlahovic, Ribery.

Suspended: Castrovilli, MIlenkovic.

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Brozovic, Vidal, Perisic; Lukaku, Martinez.


have not won any of their last seven Serie A matches against Inter, having achieved five in the previous six.

– Inter could win both Serie A matches against for the first time since 2013/14, with at the helm.

are unbeaten in their last six Serie A matches at home against Inter: three wins have been followed by three draws – the Nerazzurri’s last success in Florence in the league dates back to February 2014.

had not earned so few points (22) at this point in Serie A since 2001/02 (when they found relegation): in the last six seasons Viola have always decreased their points total after the 20th Serie A game, starting with 38 of 2015/16 until 22 of this season.

– Inter have not conceded a goal in three Serie A matches. In the last three seasons, the have recorded a longer streak of consecutive clean sheets only once, in the last four games of last season.

– On the one hand, Inter have the best attack in the league with 49 goals. On the other, only Parma (14) have scored less than Fiorentina (21).

has lost twice against Fiorentina. The Viola could become the first team against which he is beaten with all the teams he has coached in the competition (Atalanta, and Inter).

– Romelu Lukaku (14) and Lautaro Martínez (10) have scored a total of 24 goals in Serie A this season, three more than Fiorentina.

– This could be Romelu Lukaku’s 50th Serie A start: the Inter forward could reach 300 goals in his senior career (currently on 298).

– Only against Napoli (five) has scored more in Serie A than against Inter (four).