Empoli vs Fiorentina Highlights Goals, Review, and Preview
Video Full Match : Empoli vs Fiorentina result (0 – 4)
Competition : Lega Calcio (Serie A)
Date : Sun, 20 Nov, 9:00 pm
Stadium : Carlo Castellani
Referee : Davide Massa
Preview – Match between Empoli vs Fiorentina
Ready for the Serie A? If you’re a fan of Empoli or Fiorentina you should mark your calendars for Sun, Nov 20 / 9:00 PM. Who has a better shot at winning the game? Everyone is rooting for their team. It’s time for Matchday 13, match between Empoli vs Fiorentina in the Serie A. Fans and critics alike are looking forward to the game.
The coaches Giovanni Martusciello and Paulo Sousa will do their best to motivate their players and win the game. Momentarily Empoli is at position 17 and Fiorentina at position 9. The place for the showdown is Carlo Castellani. In Empoli, Italy the opponents will be facing each other.
Who will be victorious in the end: Empoli or Fiorentina?
Preview – Match facts
Empoli and Fiorentina have met 18 times in Serie A: the Azzurri have won three games, with eight wins for the Viola.
Prior to their last win (2-0 on April 2016) Empoli had not won the previous 12 Serie A games against Fiorentina (L8).
With the 4-0 win against Pescara, Empoli have stopped their negative record of eight league games without scoring.
Empoli have not won, or scored, at home in their last four league games (D2 L2).
Fiorentina have lost only one of their last 10 league games, and in the last five they’ve alternated between a draw and a win. This team have won their last two away Serie A games: the last time they recorded a three game winning streak away from home was December 2014.
Fiorentina have drawn the most Serie A games in this season (five) – Empoli have drawn four. This club have averaged the highest possession rate in Serie A 2016/17 (59.3%).
Empoli have scored all their goals via Italian players in this Serie A season.
Alberto Gilardino has scored in three of his last four Serie A games against Fiorentina.
Josip Ilicic has fired the most shots without scoring in Serie A this season (35).
Nikola Kalinic is the top goalscorer in away games in this Serie A season (five).
Review – Match between Empoli vs Fiorentina
In the Serie A it was time for Matchday 13. Did you also get a chance to see the match between Empoli and Fiorentina on Sun, Nov 20 / 9:00 PM? The game ended with 0:4, which left some fans unsatisfied. Coaches Giovanni Martusciello from Empoli and Paulo Sousa from Fiorentina watched their players closely, while the team captains pushed and motivated their players. Referee for the game was Davide Massa.
Let’s take a look at the Highlights:
The 0:1 was achieved by Federico Bernardeschi for Fiorentina in minute 26. Josip Ilicic scored for Fiorentina in minute 47 which led to a 0:2. The following 0:3 was scored by Federico Bernardeschi for Fiorentina in minute 61. Fiorentina reached a 0:4 in minute 67. Scorer was Josip Ilicic.
Cristian Tello received a yellow card in minute 35. The ref also handed out a yellow card in minute 36 to Nenad Tomovic. Afterwards Giuseppe Bellusci saw a yellow card in minute 39. In minute 57 the ref showed Borja Valero a yellow card.
Rade Krunic, wearing number 33, left the field in minute 58. Replacing him was number 18, Alberto Gilardino. In minute 63 Carlos Salcedo, with the number 18, came in for Nenad Tomovic, with number 40. Number 10, Riccardo Saponara, was replaced by Guido Marilungo, wearing number 89 in minute 68. Replacement in minute 68: Matias Vecino, with number 8 for Josip Ilicic, number 72. The next substitution took place in minute 72, where José Mauri wearing the number 5, came in for number 8, Assane Diousse. And to complete the replacements, Sebastian Cristoforo with number 19 switched with Federico Bernardeschi wearing number 10.
The new table positions for the two teams are now: 17. for Empoli and 8. for Fiorentina.
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