FIORENTINA NEWS

Cagliari forward Joao Pedro has been given a four-match ban for simulation and then stamping on Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa.
Gianluigi Donnarumma is out of tonight’s Coppa Italia quarter-final against Inter with a minor groin strain.
Stefano Pioli rues a poor Fiorentina start, as they capitulated 1-0 to Lazio in the Coppa Italia quarter-final. “I think we deserved more time.”
Simone Inzaghi said Lazio “want to compete on all three fronts” after beating Fiorentina 1-0 to reach the Coppa Italia semi-final.
Marco Parolo felt Lazio had the Coppa Italia quarter-final against Fiorentina under control at all times. “We want the Final.”
An early Senad Lulic strike proved enough, as Lazio beat Fiorentina 1-0 to book their spot in the Coppa Italia semi-final.
Stefan Radu assured Lazio are fully focused on tonight’s Coppa Italia quarter-final against Fiorentina. “This is an objective of ours.”
Former Fiorentina President Vittorio Cecchi Gori is in critical condition after suffering a stroke.
Lazio have Felipe Caicedo and Felipe Anderson up against Fiorentina’s Khouma Babacar in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Final.
It’s reported Gennaro Gattuso’s Milan job could be at risk if they don’t get good results against Inter and Fiorentina.
Diego Lopez concedes Cagliari made “too many mistakes” and were bound to be punished by Fiorentina in a 1-0 home defeat.
Khouma Babacar scored the winner for Fiorentina against Cagliari tonight, but is “not happy with the fact I’ve not started a game.”
Stefano Pioli praised Fiorentina for their determination and “defensive solidity” to earn a 1-0 win away to Cagliari, but told off match-winner Khouma Babacar.
Fiorentina wasted numerous chances and forced a series of saves until Khouma Babacar flicked on Federico Chiesa’s assist to conquer Cagliari.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s two Serie A games, Chievo-Bologna and Cagliari-Fiorentina.
Fiorentina are edging closer to the European places and visit a Cagliari side still smarting from the last-gasp defeat to Roma.
The dates and times for the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia have been confirmed, with the Derby della Madonnina on December 27.
Milan could reportedly return for Milan Badelj in January, as the Fiorentina midfielder’s contract is up at the end of the season.
Fiorentina Coach Stefano Pioli doesn’t want to talk about Europe, but hopes Andrea Della Valle will return to the stadium.
Giuseppe Rossi made his comeback to Italian football for Genoa tonight. “I felt unique sensations and I really missed Italy, but gained with experiences abroad.”