Serie A: Fiorentina defeats Roma 2-0 on Monday

FIRENZE. Fiorentina beats Roma with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by N. Gonzalez (5') and a goal from G. Bonaventura (11').

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FIRENZE. Fiorentina tops Roma with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by N. Gonzalez (5′) and a goal from G. Bonaventura (11′). Fiorentina took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Stadio Artemio Franchi stadium in Firenze on Monday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Marco Guida with the help of Valerio Vecchi and Domenico Rocca. The 4th official was Juan Luca Sacchi. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17.7 degrees Celsius or 63.86 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 56% while Roma was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Fiorentina was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Fiorentina won the match.​

Roma shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Fiorentina shot 12 times, 8 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Roma received 1 yellow card (G. Mancini). On the other side, Fiorentina received 3 yellow cards (S. Amrabat, G. Bonaventura and A. Duncan).

After playing this match, Roma will stay with 59 points like Atalanta to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Fiorentina will have 56 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    N. Gonzalez (Penalty)

  • 11'
    11'

    G. Bonaventura

    A. Cabral

  • 19'
    19'

    S. Amrabat

  • 25'
    25'

    G. Mancini

  • 28'
    28'

    G. Bonaventura

  • 46'
    46'

    N. Zaniolo

    S. Oliveira

  • 49'
    49'

    A. Duncan

  • 66'
    66'

    S. El Shaarawy

    N. Zalewski

  • 75'
    75'

    C. Perez

    L. Pellegrini

  • 76'
    76'

    K. Piatek

    A. Cabral

  • 76'
    76'

    Y. Maleh

    G. Bonaventura

  • 90'
    90'

    L. Spinazzola

    R. Karsdorp

  • 90'
    90'

    E. Shomurodov

    T. Abraham

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Callejon

    N. Gonzalez

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Saponara

    J. Ikone

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Terzic

    C. Biraghi

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Roma will host Venezia on the 14th of May with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Venezia (0 draws).

Fiorentina will play away with Sampdoria on the 16th of May with a 13-8 head to head statistic in favor of Fiorentina (11 draws).

Roma: Formation and Lineups

Roma started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Vincenzo Italiano chose to play with the following team: Rui Patrício (6.5), Gianluca Mancini (6.4), Chris Smalling (6.7), Roger Ibañez (6.1), Rick Karsdorp (6.6), Bryan Cristante (6.8), Sérgio Oliveira (6.5), Nicola Zalewski (6.7), Jordan Veretout (7.1), Lorenzo Pellegrini (6.6) and Tammy Abraham (6.5).

Substitutes

Roma made 5 changes: S. Oliveira for N. Zaniolo (46′), N. Zalewski for S. El Shaarawy (66′), L. Pellegrini for C. Perez (75′), R. Karsdorp for L. Spinazzola (90′) and T. Abraham for E. Shomurodov (90′).

Top player: Jordan Veretout

Probably the most impressive player in Roma was Jordan Veretout.

His rating is (7.1) with 38 passes (89% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups

Fiorentina started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the other side, José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho played with: Pietro Terracciano (6.8), Lorenzo Venuti (6.6), Nikola Milenković (6.8), Igor Júlio (7.1), Cristiano Biraghi (6.8), Giacomo Bonaventura (7.4), Sofyan Amrabat (7.3), Alfred Duncan (6.5), Jonathan Ikoné (7.1), Arthur Cabral (7.0) and Nicolás González (7.8).

Substitutes

Fiorentina made 5 changes: A. Cabral for K. Piatek (76′), G. Bonaventura for Y. Maleh (76′), N. Gonzalez for J. Callejon (90′), J. Ikone for R. Saponara (90′) and C. Biraghi for A. Terzic (90′).

Top player: Nicolás González

The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Nicolás González.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 32 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 6 crosses.

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