Sassuolo vs Fiorentina Preview
The Serie A league is reaching its peak, as Sassuolo vs Fiorentina preview gives the team news, injury news, their previous meetings and Prediction.
As of the serie A table, Sassuolo stands in the 13th position of the table, while Fiorentina stands in the 9th position of the table.
Sassuolo have finished 11th place two times and 8th palce two times out of last four campaigns at this football game, while they did not fall below 12th place in last nine years, but the Black and Greens are currently 13th in the table in this season.
Alessio Dionisi‘s side are only two points clear of 14th-placed Empoli, but they are just one point behind 12th-placed Udinese, so there could be some changes in the table after the outcome of the final matches.
Sassuolo have not been victorious for the past few weeks, picking up just two points from their last five matches, while they will enter this game off the back of a 2-2 draw with Sampdoria.
The Black and Greens have been shown a decent way in front of the fans or home ground this season, picking up 28 points from 18 matches courtesy of a record of eight wins, four draws and six defeats.
Sassuolo will be welcoming a Fiorentina players that have won just five of their 18 away league fixtures this situation, meanwhile, and it would be fair to say that the visitors will have their eyes elsewhere.
Not to mention Fiorentina are about to face West Ham United in the finals of the Europa Conference League, with the match taking place in Prague on June 7.
The Purples are not going to be playing European football next season via their league position, as they currently sit ninth in the table, six points behind seventh-placed Juventus.
Fiorentina finished seventh in Serie A last season, which proved to be their best position since fifth in 2015-16, but they have found it difficult to show consistency this season, boasting a record of 14 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats from 37 matches to collect 53 points, which has left them in ninth, level on points with eighth-placed Torino.
Team News and Injury
Sassuolo will be entering of Kristian Thorstvedt due to the milestone yellow card that the midfielder picked up in the draw with Sampdoria last time out.
Agustin Alvarez and Armand Lauriente are also long-term absentees due to knee injuries, while the in-demand Davide Frattesi remains a major doubt for the home side due to a muscular issue.
Domenico Berardi has been in the good form for striker and scoring goals for his club in this season, netting 12 times in all competitions, and the 28-year-old will again feature in the final third of the field.
Fiorentina misses Salvatore Sirigu, but the visitors are making their own heading into their final league match of the campaign.
Head coach Italiano took the opportunity to rest some important players against Roma last time out, with Arthur Cabral, Sofyan Amrabat, Nicolas Gonzalez and Christian Kouame among those left out of the XI.
The team’s key players are again expected to be protected ahead of the Europa Conference League final, but there is expected to be another start at centre-forward for Luka Jovic.
Sassuolo vs Fiorentina Head to head stats
Fiorentina have a slight edge over Sassuolo and have won seven of the last 19 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Sassuolo’s six victories.
Fiorentina have won only one of their last six matches against Sassuolo in the Serie A but did win their most recent such meeting at home by a 2-1 scoreline.
Sassuolo have found the back of the net in each of their last 10 matches against Fiorentina in the Serie A – their best such record against a single opponent in the competition.
Fiorentina will be expected to have performing well in the season but not upto the extend. But their current performance will be enough for this match. Sassuolo will have to improve on this match oresle it will be a tough one for them as they cannot stand using the shadows of their performance in the starting of the league.