FIORENTINA NEWS

Federico Chiesa concedes the goal he scored for Fiorentina is “very similar to ones my father used to score. That makes me happy.”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s three Serie A games, Crotone-Inter, Fiorentina-Bologna and Roma-Hellas Verona.
Fiorentina Coach Stefano Pioli is impressed by Federico Chiesa after the win over Bologna, but “he knows he’s just at the start of his journey.”
Federico Chiesa’s spectacular curler and a German Pezzella header gave Fiorentina victory, but Rodrigo Palacio kept Bologna in it to the end.
Fiorentina hope to start a positive run of results with Federico Chiesa and Giovanni Simeone, as they host Rodrigo Palacio’s Bologna.
Coach Roberto Donadoni expects “a real test for both Bologna and Fiorentina, but we mustn’t be afraid.”
Fabio Pecchia has called on his Hellas Verona veterans to “give something more” ahead of tonight’s clash with Roma.
Stefano Pioli believes Fiorentina “are on the right track” and just have to keep it going in the Derby dell’Appennino with Bologna.
There will be a minute’s silence before every Serie A and B match this weekend for the victims of flash floods in Livorno.
With three sides maintaining perfect records, the battle at the top of the Serie A table is already heating up.
Italy remain fourth in UEFA’s association rankings thanks to their victories on the Europa League’s first matchday.
Fiorentina striker Giovanni Simeone says qualifying for the Europa League is “my dream” and that Federico Chiesa “is like a mouse with cheese.”
Nikola Kalinic is expected to make his first start for Milan tonight, against Austria Vienna in the Europa League.
Rafik Zekhnini says he’ll remember his debut for Fiorentina “for the rest of my life”.
Carlos Benavidez’s agent says “it would be an honour” for the midfielder to join Inter - “he’s just completed the process of getting an Italian passport…"
Udinese owner Gianpaolo Pozzo says Cyril Thereau was sold to Fiorentina due to his “insufferable” behaviour.
Napoli, Inter and Juventus maintained perfect records at the top, as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 3.
Marco Benassi hailed Fiorentina after they pulled off a “crucial” 5-0 victory over Verona on Sunday.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Inter-Spal, Lazio-Milan, Verona-Fiorentina and Bologna-Napoli.
Fabio Pecchia has assumed responsibility for Verona’s 5-0 home hammering by Fiorentina.