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  • Europa League: Fiorentina down sorry Roma, Napoli advance March 20, 2015

    Fiorentina tore apart Italian rivals AS Roma to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win that left their opponents' season in tatters and under-fire coach Rudi Garcia tottering on the brink of the sack. Roma were 3-0 behind before the match had settled into any rhythm with Gonzalo Rodriguez,...
  • Serie A: Late Fiorentina goals sink AC Milan, Roma lose at home March 17, 2015

    Fiorentina piled on the misery for AC Milan by scoring twice in the last 10 minutes as they came from behind to win 2-1 and put more pressure on Filippo Inzaghi's team on Monday. Second-placed AS Roma's dismal form continued with a 2-0 loss at home to Sampdoria, keeping them 14...
  • Mohamed Salah leads Fiorentina to 2-1 win at Juventus in Italian Cup semis March 6, 2015

    Turin: Raising his tally to six goals in seven matches since arriving on loan from Chelsea, Mohamed Salah scored twice and Fiorentina won 2-1 at Juventus in the opening leg of the Italian Cup semi-finals on Thursday. Juventus suffered their first loss at home since falling to Bayern Munich nearly two...
  • Juan Cuadrado seals Chelsea move on quiet transfer deadline day February 3, 2015

    London: Europe's top clubs shunned any last-minute scramble for players on the final trading day of the season Monday, with Premier League leader Chelsea making the only major deal by completing formalities to sign Juan Cuadrado. The 26-year-old winger left Fiorentina for around USD 40 million on a 4 1/2-deal as...
  • Fiorentina's Juan Cuadrado set to complete Chelsea move January 30, 2015

    Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella confirmed Friday that Juan Cuadrado is set to complete a move to Chelsea, with Mohamed Salah moving on loan in the opposite direction. Cuadrado is expected to undergo a medical in London on Saturday ahead of signing a permanent deal with the Premier League club. "I'm honest, it...
  • Mario Gomez ends misery with brace in Fiorentina cup win January 22, 2015

    Germany forward Mario Gomez, scorer of only one Serie A goal this season, struck twice in the first half hour to help Fiorentina beat Atalanta 3-1 in the Italian Cup on Wednesday. Gomez, beset by injuries and a loss of form since joining Fiorentina in 2013, finally enjoyed some luck when...
  • Tevez fires Juventus five points clear, Napoli go third January 19, 2015

    Juventus reached the halfway point of the Serie A season with a commanding five-point lead over Roma after thrashing Verona for the second time in four days on Sunday. Paul Pogba and Serie A leading scorer Carlos Tevez both scored in the opening seven minutes as Juve extended their lead at...
  • Juventus held 0-0 at Fiorentina in Serie A December 6, 2014

    Juventus' march to a fourth successive title was halted on Friday as they were held to a goalless draw at fierce rival Fiorentina in Serie A. Massimiliano Allegri's side moved four points clear but second-place Roma can cut the advantage to a solitary point if they beat Sassuolo on Saturday. Juventus appeared...
  • AC Milan lose 2-0 at home to Palermo in Serie A November 3, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan lost 2-0 at home to Palermo and failed to move back level with third-place Sampdoria, who beat Fiorentina 3-1 earlier on Sunday in Serie A. Cristian Zapata scored an own goal and was at fault for Paulo Dybala's second as two goals in as many minutes consigned...
  • Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Antonio Conte August 26, 2014

    Milan: There are plenty of changes in Serie A this season after a difficult and tumultuous period for Italian football. The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito. It was hoped a good World...
  • Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on loan from Chelsea August 19, 2014

    Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin has joined Italian team Fiorentina on a seasonlong loan. The Germany international spent last season on loan at Sevilla, which he helped win the Europa League. Marin has found firstteam opportunities hard to come by at Stamford Bridge since his move from Werder Bremen in 2012. ...
  • More knee problems for Italy forward Giuseppe Rossi August 19, 2014

    Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi is having more problems with his right knee, which has been operated on three times. Rossi has been out of action since injuring his thigh during last Thursday's training session. Tests on Monday ruled out a muscle injury but revealed "indications of overload on the right knee." Fiorentina add...
  • Napoli clinch Champions League playoff spot May 7, 2014

    Napoli clinched a thirdplace finish in Serie A and a Champions League qualifying spot after they beat Cagliari 30 and rivals Fiorentina lost 43 at home to Sassuolo on Tuesday. Teenage forward Domenico Berardi scored a 20minute hattrick in the first half to guide Serie A debutants Sassuolo to a win...
  • Napoli win fifth Italian Cup on violent Rome night May 4, 2014

    Rome: Napoli beat Fiorentina 31 to win their fifth Italian Cup on Saturday in a match that kicked off 45 minutes late after three fans were shot, one critically, in an incident near Rome's Olympic Stadium. A first half brace from Italy international Lorenzo Insigne and a late strike from Dries...
  • Serie A: Napoli held to entertaining 00 draw at Inter April 27, 2014

    Napoli failed to mathematically secure third spot in Serie A as they were held to an entertaining 00 draw at Inter Milan on Saturday. Ealier, Fiorentina crushed relegationthreatened Bologna 30 to keep alive their faint hopes of snatching the final Champions League berth from Napoli. Fiorentina moved to eight points behind...
  • Juventus on verge of third straight Serie A title April 18, 2014

    Turin: On the verge of winning a third straight Serie A title, Juventus have two further objectives - winning their first major European trophy in nearly two decades and keeping hold of coach Antonio Conte. Juve host relegation-threatened Bologna on Easter Saturday (1630 GMT) having won all their 16 home games...
  • Fiorentina expects Rossi and Gomez back for Italian Cup final April 10, 2014

    Fiorentina forwards Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Gomez are expected to be back from injuries before the Italian Cup final on May 3, which would give both players the chance to be selected for their World Cup squads. Rossi re-injured his problematic right knee in January and Gomez hurt his left knee...
  • Juventus draw with Fiorentina, Napoli lose in Europa League March 14, 2014

    Beijing: Juventus drew 1-1 with Fiorentina in an Italian affair in the home leg of Europa League eighth-final, while Napolis suffered a 1-0 defeat in its visit to Porto. Although the leading striker Carlos Tevez was forced out of competition due to injury, Arturo Vidal opened the scoring just 3 minutes...
  • Juventus beat Fiorentina 1-0 for 14-point lead March 9, 2014

    Milan: Juventus remained firmly on course for a third straight Serie A title after beating Fiorentina 1-0 on Sunday to provisionally extend their lead at the top of the standings to 14 points. Second-placed Roma has played two games less and travels later to Napoli, who trail their opponent by six...
  • Fiorentina snatch 2-2 draw at Parma in Serie A February 25, 2014

    Milan: Matias Fernandez's stunning free kick saw Champions League-chasing Fiorentina snatch a 2-2 draw at Parma in a thrilling Serie A match which also featured three red cards on Monday. Fiorentina remained six points behind third-place Napoli after an equally magnificent free kick from on-loan Napoli forward Emanuele Calaio rescued a...
  • Inter Milan edge Fiorentina 21 in Serie A February 16, 2014

    Florence: Inter Milan won 21 at Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep alive its faint hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. Inter moved five points behind fourthplace Fiorentina and eight points behind thirdplace Napoli, which visits relegationthreatened Sassuolo on Sunday. "We were very good tonight, even if we...
  • Fiorentina into Italian Cup final with Udinese win February 12, 2014

    Florence: Manuel Pasqual and Juan Cuadrado gave Fiorentina a 20 victory over Udinese on Tuesday and a place in the Italian Cup final after a 32 win on aggregate. Trailing 21 from the first leg, Fiorentina leveled on aggregate in the 14th minute when Joaquin Sanchez Rodriguez headed back a long...
  • AC Milan held by Torino, Cagliari upset Fiorentina in Italy February 2, 2014

    Fiorentina lose 10 at Cagliari in Serie A Milan: Fiorentina fell to a surprise 10 defeat at Cagliari as they lost ground in the race for a Champions League place, while AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf's winning start in the Italian league ended on Saturday. Milan were held to 11...
  • Alessandro Matri scores twice as Fiorentina beat Catania 30 January 19, 2014

    Milan: Alessandro Matri scored twice on his Fiorentina debut to help his new team win 30 at Catania in Serie A on Sunday. Matri had only scored once in six months for AC Milan but now has more goals for Fiorentina after a brilliant first half. Mati Fernandez opened the scoring...
  • Fiorentina draw 00 at Torino in Serie A January 12, 2014

    Milan: Fiorentina were held to an entertaining 00 draw at Torino in Serie A on Sunday. The visitors were missing their two star strikers after Giuseppe Rossi joined Mario Gomez on the longterm injury list. Borja Valero had the best of the chances and should have scored in the 21st minute when...
  • Fiorentina beat Bologna 30; Lazio back to winning ways in Serie A December 15, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina eased to a 30 win over Bologna, while Lazio beat Livorno 20 as both sides got back to winning ways in the Italian league on Sunday. Josip Ilicic scored his first goal in eight months before Borja Valero and Serie A leading goalscorer Giuseppe Rossi sealed the win for...
  • Fiorentina beat 10man Verona 43 in Serie A December 3, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina beat 10man Hellas Verona 43 in an eventful Italian league game on Monday to boost their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League, while Napoli won 32 at Lazio to stay in touch with Juventus and Roma. Four of the goals came in the opening 15 minutes in...
  • Juventus beat Livorno 20 to move top of Serie A November 25, 2013

    Milan: Juventus eased to a 20 win at Livorno on Sunday to provisionally take over the top spot in Serie A, while Fiorentina fell to a surprise 10 defeat at Udinese. Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored in the second half for Juventus. The two timedefending champion moved two points above...
  • Lamela steers Tottenham through in Europa League November 8, 2013

    London: Tottenham, Fiorentina and Red Bull Salzburg made it four group wins out of four in the Europa League on Thursday to qualify for the knockout phase with two games to spare. Recordsigning Erik Lamela scored his first Tottenham goal before winning the penalty that Jermain Defoe converted to clinch a...
  • Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff 20 to stay perfect in Europa October 25, 2013

    Tournament favorite Tottenham ground out a 20 win at FC Sheriff to stay undefeated in the Europa League and move to the brink of qualification for the knockout stages on Thursday. Eintracht Frankfurt, Fiorentina, Salzburg and Ludogorets Razgrad also made it three wins out of three, while Swansea, Sevilla, Rubin Kazan...