Fiorentina

  • Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Antonio Conte 2 days ago

    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 season-long loan. The Germany international spent last season on loan at Sevilla, which he helped win the Europa League. Marin has found first-team 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 third-place finish in Serie A and a Champions League qualifying spot after they beat Cagliari 3-0 and rivals Fiorentina lost 4-3 at home to Sassuolo on Tuesday. Teenage forward Domenico Berardi scored a 20-minute hat-trick 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 3-1 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 0-0 draw at Inter April 27, 2014

    Napoli failed to mathematically secure third spot in Serie A as they were held to an entertaining 0-0 draw at Inter Milan on Saturday. Ealier, Fiorentina crushed relegation-threatened Bologna 3-0 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 10, 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 2-1 in Serie A February 16, 2014

    Florence: Inter Milan won 2-1 at Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep alive its faint hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. Inter moved five points behind fourth-place Fiorentina and eight points behind third-place Napoli, which visits relegation-threatened 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 2-0 victory over Udinese on Tuesday and a place in the Italian Cup final after a 3-2 win on aggregate. Trailing 2-1 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 1-0 at Cagliari in Serie A Milan: Fiorentina fell to a surprise 1-0 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 1-1...
  • Alessandro Matri scores twice as Fiorentina beat Catania 3-0 January 19, 2014

    Milan: Alessandro Matri scored twice on his Fiorentina debut to help his new team win 3-0 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 0-0 at Torino in Serie A January 12, 2014

    Milan: Fiorentina were held to an entertaining 0-0 draw at Torino in Serie A on Sunday. The visitors were missing their two star strikers after Giuseppe Rossi joined Mario Gomez on the long-term injury list. Borja Valero had the best of the chances and should have scored in the 21st minute when...
  • Fiorentina beat Bologna 3-0; Lazio back to winning ways in Serie A December 16, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina eased to a 3-0 win over Bologna, while Lazio beat Livorno 2-0 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 10-man Verona 4-3 in Serie A December 3, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina beat 10-man Hellas Verona 4-3 in an eventful Italian league game on Monday to boost their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League, while Napoli won 3-2 at Lazio to stay in touch with Juventus and Roma. Four of the goals came in the opening 15 minutes in...
  • Juventus beat Livorno 2-0 to move top of Serie A November 25, 2013

    Milan: Juventus eased to a 2-0 win at Livorno on Sunday to provisionally take over the top spot in Serie A, while Fiorentina fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat at Udinese. Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored in the second half for Juventus. The two time-defending 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. Record-signing Erik Lamela scored his first Tottenham goal before winning the penalty that Jermain Defoe converted to clinch a...
  • Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff 2-0 to stay perfect in Europa October 25, 2013

    Tournament favorite Tottenham ground out a 2-0 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...
  • Fiorentina stun Juventus 4-2 with Rossi hat-trick October 20, 2013

    Rome: Giuseppe Rossi scored a hat-trick on Sunday as Fiorentina came back from two goals down to stun two-time defending champion and fierce rival Juventus 4-2 in Serie A. Carlos Tevez and Paul Pogba gave Juventus a 2-0 half-time lead but Rossi struck back with goals in the 65th, 76th and...
  • Tottenham Hotspur perfect in Europa, Valencia bounce back October 4, 2013

    Tottenham overcame cold conditions to maintain their billing as the Europa League's top contender thanks to a confident victory on Thursday, when a goalkeeping gaffe sparked Valencia to their first win. Tottenham, the English Premier League club which have spent heavily this offseason and sold Gareth Bale, weren't the only team...
  • Gobbi's late goal helps Parma draw at Fiorentina October 1, 2013

    Florence: Massimo Gobbi scored a late equalizer as Parma snatched a 2-2 draw at Fiorentina in the Italian league on Monday. Parma had not scored in its previous three games in Florence, but took the lead on the stroke of halftime when Walter Gargano's shot was deflected over the prone Fiorentina...
  • Inter Milan come from behind to beat Fiorentina 2-1 September 27, 2013

    Milan: Inter Milan came from behind to beat Fiorentina 2-1 in an entertaining match in the Italian league on Thursday and stay in touch with leader Roma. Giuseppe Rossi continued his fine run of form since returning from two years of injuries, scoring from the penalty spot on the hour mark...
  • Fiorentina held to 1-1 draw by Cagliari in Serie A September 16, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina were held to a 1-1 draw at home Sunday after a late Cagliari equalizer ended their perfect start to the Serie A season. Vincenzo Montella's team dominated but failed to make the most of its opportunities. It eventually took the lead in the 71st minute when Giuseppe Rossi...
  • Fiorentina continue impressive start to season September 2, 2013

    Rome: Mario Gomez scored his first Serie A goals and Giuseppe Rossi made it three for the season as Fiorentina continued their impressive start by beating Genoa 5-2 on Sunday. Inter Milan also kept pace with league leaders Napoli after an easy 3-0 win at Catania. AC Milan bounced back from...
  • The last of Napoli's '3 Tenors' leads title charge August 30, 2013

    Rome: For Napoli, it's down to the last of the "Three Tenors" to revive the glory of Diego Maradona's former club. And so far, through only one round, Marek Hamsik looks up to the task. Hamsik scored twice when Napoli opened with a 3-0 win over Bologna last weekend as the...
  • Winger Alejandro Gomez turns down Inter to sign for Metalist August 3, 2013

    Kharkiv, Ukraine: Former Catania winger Alejandro Gomez has turned down offers from Inter Milan and Fiorentina to sign for Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv. Gomez also says he rejected Atletico Madrid, adding "Metalist were the most persistent and won the fight for me, so here I am". The 25-year-old Argentine has signed a...
  • Fiorentina agree Josip Ilicic move with Palermo July 24, 2013

    Florence: Fiorentina have reached an agreement with Palermo to sign Slovenia international Josip Ilicic. The Tuscan club announced the news on Tuesday, although the deal is subject to a medical, which will take place within the next 24 hours. Ilicic has been linked with a move to Fiorentina since Palermo's relegation at...