Vincenzo Montella said facing Roma in the opening game will be “extra motivation” for Fiorentina.
The former Giallorossi Coach begins the 2014-15 season on the weekend of August 31 with a trip to the Stadio Olimpico.
“Starting the tournament against Roma is certainly a tough task, but also extra motivation for us,” Montella told the official Fiorentina website.
“Equally difficult will be the trio of matches with Inter, Lazio and Milan, but as always what happens on the field will establish how difficult each game really is.”
The Viola host Inter in Week 6 and Lazio in Week 7 before visiting Milan at San Siro.