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Serie A: Fiorentina tops Sampdoria 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

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FIRENZE. Fiorentina was able to turn the table against Sampdoria.

FIRENZE. Fiorentina was able to turn the table against Sampdoria. It was Sampdoria to score first with a goal from M. Gabbiadini. However, later Fiorentina found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with J. Callejon (24′), D. Vlahovic (33′) and R. Sottil (45′). Fiorentina took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was held at the Stadio Artemio Franchi Stadium in Firenze on Tuesday and this began at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Federico Dionisi who was helped by Fabrizio Lombardo and Fabio Schirru. The 4th official was Manuel Volpi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.3 degrees Celsius or 43.36 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.​

Match Statistics

Fiorentina was in firm control of the ball 60% while Sampdoria was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Fiorentina was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Fiorentina won the contest.

Fiorentina shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Sampdoria shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Fiorentina. On the opposite side, Sampdoria received 3 yellow cards (M. Gabbiadini, O. Colley and A. Ferrari).

After this match, Fiorentina will have 21 points like Juventus, Lazio and Bologna to stay in the 6th place. On the other side, Sampdoria will stay with 15 points like Udinese and Venezia to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 15'

    M. Gabbiadini

  • 24'

    J. Callejon

    R. Sottil

  • 33'

    D. Vlahovic

    G. Bonaventura

  • 42'

    M. Gabbiadini

  • 45'

    R. Sottil

  • 54'

    Fabio Quagliarella

    Francesco Caputo

  • 54'

    Tommaso Augello

    Nicola Murru

  • 54'

    Riccardo Ciervo

    Valerio Verre

  • 69'

    R. Saponara

    R. Sottil

  • 72'

    R. Dragusin

    B. Bereszynski

  • 74'

    O. Colley

  • 79'

    Y. Maleh

    A. Duncan

  • 83'

    A. Ferrari

  • 84'

    J. Chabot

    A. Ferrari

  • 90'

    F. Di Stefano

    J. Callejon

  • 90'

    A. Kokorin

    D. Vlahovic

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Fiorentina will play away with Bologna on the 5th of December with a 12-3 head to head statistic in favor of Fiorentina (9 draws).

Sampdoria will host Lazio on the 5th of December with a 18-7 head to head in favor of Lazio (6 draws).

Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Vincenzo Italiano chose to play with the following team: Pietro Terracciano (6.8), Lorenzo Venuti (6.7), Lucas Martínez Quarta (7.1), Igor Júlio (7.4), Cristiano Biraghi (7.2), Giacomo Bonaventura (7.7), Lucas Torreira (7.1), Alfred Duncan (6.3), José Callejón (7.8), Dušan Vlahović (7.5) and Riccardo Sottil (8.2).


Fiorentina made 4 changes: R. Sottil for R. Saponara (69′), A. Duncan for Y. Maleh (79′), J. Callejon for F. Di Stefano (90′) and D. Vlahovic for A. Kokorin (90′).

Top player: Riccardo Sottil

The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Riccardo Sottil.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 21 passes (95% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.

Sampdoria: Formation and Lineups

Sampdoria started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Roberto D\’Aversa played with: Emil Audero (6.2), Bartosz Bereszyński (6.1), Alex Ferrari (6.9), Omar Colley (7.0), Nicola Murru (6.2), Antonio Candreva (7.9), Morten Thorsby (6.5), Adrien Silva (6.6), Valerio Verre (6.1), Francesco Caputo (6.3) and Manolo Gabbiadini (7.3).


Sampdoria made 5 changes: N. Murru for T. Augello (54′), V. Verre for R. Ciervo (54′), F. Caputo for F. Quagliarella (55′), B. Bereszynski for R. Dragusin (72′) and A. Ferrari for J. Chabot (84′).

Top player: Antonio Candreva

The player who no doubt impressed Sampdoria the most was Antonio Candreva.

His rating is (7.9) with 31 passes (67% accurate) and 5 key passes. He performed 11 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A



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