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Fiorentina will be taking on visiting rivals AC Milan at Stadio Artemio Franchi in the Serie A tie on Saturday.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Fiorentina v AC Milan are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Fiorentina will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-0 Serie A defeat last time out to Juventus.
In that match, Fiorentina managed 49% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Juventus had 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Juan Cuadrado (91') scored for Juventus.
A common trait of more recent Fiorentina games is the number of results with a nil in them.
From their prior six clashes before this one, in 5 of them a bet on "Both Teams to Score" would've lost.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Fiorentina:
- have not won against AC Milan in their last 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.
Previously, AC Milan drew 1-1 in the Serie A match with Inter Milan.
In that match, AC Milan managed 51% possession and 16 shots at goal with 4 on target. Inter Milan had 13 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Hakan Çalhanoğlu (11') and Stefan de Vrij (17' Own goal) scored for Inter Milan.
Looking at their form, and AC Milan have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 6 goals in total. Defensively, AC Milan have seen their frailties exposed. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, AC Milan:
- haven't been defeated by Fiorentina in away games against them for the last 5 matches in the league. A very good run of results for them.
- are unbeaten in their previous 9 league matches away from home. They've been so good on the road.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 22/12/2018 tells us that Fiorentina have won 2 of these & AC Milan 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
In all, 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 7 for La Viola and 8 coming from i Rossoneri. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 28 on 21/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Fiorentina 2-3 AC Milan.
That time, Fiorentina had 39% possession and 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. The scorers were Erick Pulgar (17') and Franck Ribéry (51').
For their opponents, AC Milan got 13 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Zlatan Ibrahimović (9'), Brahim Díaz (57') and Hakan Çalhanoğlu (72') scored.
The referee was Marco Guida.
Team News: Fiorentina
The Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Italiano doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of before this game with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: AC Milan
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from, the AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli has no fitness concerns to report before this clash.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Fiorentina will need things to go their way to hit the back of the net against this AC Milan lineup who we think will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We’re therefore seeing a very even match with a 0-1 winning score for AC Milan at the end of the 90.
Let’s see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Artemio Franchi (43,147)
Captain: Cristiano Biraghi
Chairman: Rocco Commisso
Manager: Vincenzo Italiano
Competitions: Serie A position 7, Coppa Italia (2nd Round)
⭐ Star Man: Dušan Vlahović
Mostly played in the Striker position, Dušan Vlahović was born in Belgrade, Serbia. After making a first senior appearance for Fiorentina in the 2018 - 2019 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 8 league goals in this Serie A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 12 appearances.