Nikola Milenkovic claims Fiorentina “deserve much more” than one point and that their performance against Juventus is their blueprint.
The referees for Serie A Week 4 have been announced as Daniele Doveri will officiate the Derby della Madonnina between Milan and Inter.
Maurizio Sarri admits Juventus “have to work on defending from set-plays, because we need to be more aggressive” after a 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.
Pavel Nedved is confident Juventus will put in a Champions League level performance with Atletico Madrid, discussing Matthijs de Ligt and Paulo Dybala.
Martin Caceres is impressed by Fiorentina’s young starlets and hopes to pass on some of his experience. “Some thought I’d want to just go and earn money.”
Bobby Duncan has vowed to keep “giving my all” after the ex-Liverpool striker bagged a brace on his debut for Fiorentina’s youth side.
Paulo Dybala’s brother sent a caustic message to Juventus Coach Maurizio Sarri. “The violin can’t play beautiful music if it’s missing a string.”
Inter and Juventus are already starting the war of words, with Antonio Conte telling Maurizio Sarri to “calm down, as he’s on the powerful side now.”
Juventus have lost the Serie A leadership for the first time since March 3, 2018, a run of 560 days at the top of the table, replaced by Inter.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Fiorentina-Juventus is a grudge match, Napoli host Sampdoria and Inter welcome Udinese.
Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso was full of praise for his squad after troubling Juventus. “Did you see Franck Ribery? He was better than Cristiano Ronaldo!”
Maurizio Sarri felt Juventus ought to be pleased with a draw against Fiorentina, because amid injuries “a team with less personality would’ve lost.”
Vincenzo Montella hails Franck Ribery and Gaetano Castrovilli after a 0-0 draw with Juventus, but rues the lack of a winning Fiorentina goal. “We’re on the right track.”
Franck Ribery saw improvements as Fiorentina held Juventus 0-0 and praised the fans. “I came to Florence for a crowd like this.”
Fiorentina had the best chances with Federico Chiesa and Franck Ribery, but Juventus clung on for a point despite losing three players to injury.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici confirms Mario Mandzukic is heading towards Qatar rather than MLS or LAFC. “He has been an important player for us.”
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè knows it’ll take “the perfect performance” against Juventus and describes how they kept Federico Chiesa.
Wojciech Szczesny said Juventus are “ready” for Fiorentina’s forwards and admits it is “different” with Maurizio Sarri on the touchline.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski assured they are “ready for war” against arch-rivals Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Fiorentina use Federico Chiesa and Franck Ribery in a 3-5-2 formation, while Maurizio Sarri is on the Juventus bench, starting Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa.