Fiorentina vs Milan Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: April 7, 2013; Time: 10:30 AM UTC;
Venue: Stadio Artemio Franchi — Firenze.
Allegri’s team will be looking five straight Serie A wins. The Rossoneri have a six-point advantage over Vincenzo Montella’s team and will try to strengthen their third place.
Fiorentina goes 4th in the Italian Serie A league table with 51 points from 30 games, having 15 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses. The Violas are 6 points behind 3rd-placed Milan and 1 point ahead of 5th-placed Inter and 6th-place Lazio. Their present form has seen 3 wins and 2 losses from last five games. Last five home matches the Violas have finished with 1 draw and 4 straight wins. They still have some chances to fight for Champions league place, but should not loss points to stay in Europa League zone.
Milan stands 3rd in Serie A table with 57 points from 30 games, winning 17, drawing 6 and losing 7 so far this season. The Rossoneri main season goal is to finish at least second in Serie A, bur they are 2 points behind 2nd placed Napoli. Their present form has seen 1 defeat and 4 wins from last five games in all competitions. Last five away matches Milan have finished with 2 draws, 1 loss and 2 wins. They were eliminated from all the tournaments and now could focus on Serie A. Milan will move 9 points clear of Fiorentina if they win this game.
Milan can’t count only on long term injured Nigel de Jong. Massimiliano Allegri has a full strength squad to choose from.
Fiorentina Matias Fernandez, Ahmed Hegazy, Giuseppe Rossi, Michele Camporese and star forward Stevan Jovetic all are injured. Gonzalo Rodriguez will miss this game through suspension.
Fiorentina line-up: Viviano, Tomovic, Savic, Compper, Pasqual, Aquilani, Pizarro, Valero, Ljajic, Toni, Cuadrado.
Last three matches:
Cagliari 2 – Fiorentina 1;
Fiorentina 3 – Genoa 2;
Lazio 0 – Fiorentina 2.
Milan line-up: Abbiati, Abate, Mexes, Zapata, De Sciglio, Flamini, Montolivo, Muntari, Boateng, Balotelli, El Shaarawy.
Last three matches:
Chievo 0 – AC Milan 1;
AC Milan 2 – Palermo 0;
FC Barcelona 4 – AC Milan 0.