Fiorentina slide down the standings and Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “we're in an ugly situation and got ourselves into it.”
The Viola have a game in hand against Inter, but even then are only on 25 points from 21 rounds.
“We are in an ugly situation and got ourselves into it,” said the Coach after a 2-0 defeat to Lazio.
“Now it is up to us to get ourselves out of it too.
“I am somebody who never gives in and I'm accustomed to battling for every result.
“At this moment in time, though, we mustn't raise our voices. We must instead remain calm and prepare for the next match.”
Adrian Mutu remains frozen out after storming off during training, but could be brought back to help the squad.
“Mutu? We've got far more serious problems at the moment,” muttered Mihajlovic.