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Roma – Fiorentina. Serie A. Week 28. Preview

March 4, 2016, 20:45 GMT+1

Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome

Referee: Massimiliano Irrati


Probable Lineups

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Missing Players

Roma → Gyomber, De Rossi (both injured)

Fiorentina → Benalouane (injured), Zarate (suspended)

Head to head statistics for last 5 matches

25.10.15 Fiorentina 1-2 Roma
19.03.15 Roma 0-3 Fiorentina
13.03.15 Fiorentina 1-1 Roma
03.02.15 Roma 0-2 Fiorentina
25.01.15 Fiorentina 1-1 Roma

Current position in the league

Teams P W D L Goals Last 5 matches Pts
3 Roma 27 15 8 4 55-28 WWWWW 53
4 Fiorentina 27 16 5 6 48-27 WDWWD 53

The competition between the teams could not be more direct. With the same amounts of points gained, the teams share third and fourth positions in the league, with nominally Roma being above due to the first leg away win (1-2) in the current season. The winner of this clash will break away from the opponent and establish themselves right behind the leaders Napoli (58 points) and Juventus (61 points).

Home/away statistics

Roma (home) → 13 games, 9 wins, 3 draws, 1 loss

Fiorentina (away) → 13 games, 6 wins, 3 draws, 4 losses

European Cups participation status and conditions

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Roma are meeting Real Madrid on Tuesday for second leg UEFA Champions League match. The Italians lost the first game at home (0-2) and the upcoming match become somewhat a formality: the football world does not believe in Roma’s ability to win +2 goals against Zidane’s team in an away match.

Fiorentina got knocked out of Europa League by Tottenham. The Italian club could not withstand The Spurs recording an away loss 3-0, after a 1-1 draw at Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence in the first leg.

Interesting Facts

  • Roma is winning 7 consecutive games in Serie A, scoring at least 2 goals in each of them.
  • Miralem Pjanic is the player with most goals and Assists in Roma.
  • Fiorentina are unbeaten in 6 last games in Serie A.
  • Both of the teams have 100% realization rate for penalty kicks

Breaking news

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The drama between Francesco Totti and Roma coming to its end: the 39-year old captain is very close to a new deal with the club.

By: Inga Voskerchian