Fiorentina and Roma play at Stadio Artemio Franchi, in a match for the 17 th round of the Serie A TIM. The head ‑ to ‑ head record at this stadium couldn't be more balanced, as it shows 3 draws and 2 wins for each team in the last 7 head ‑ to ‑ heads. However, in the last head ‑ to ‑ head played at this stadium, on 30‑01‑2019, for the Coppa Italia, Fiorentina won by (7‑1). The goals of the match were scored by F. Chiesa (7 ', 18' and 74 '), L. Muriel (33'), M. Benassi (66 ') and G. Simeone (79' and 89 ') for Fiorentina and by A. Kolarov (28 ') to Rome. Special consideration should be given to the home / away condition, as Fiorentina has different results at home and away.
After 4 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 13th place, having won 17 points. In the last match, they tied in a home match against Internazionale, by (1‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (2‑1) an away match against Torino. This is a home team that is stronger than when they play in front of their fans, as they have a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses in the last 30 matches, with 18 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 home losses, with 27 goals scored and 16 conceded. For the championship, Fiorentina have won 9 points out of 24 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 home matches.
In this competition, they haven't won in their stadium in 4 matches. The most recurrent result at half ‑ time in their home league matches was the 0‑0 (3 out of 8 matches). Defensive consistency hasn't been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 5 of the last 8 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 16 matches for this competition, they have only turned the score around in 1 in the 9 matches for which they have conceded the first goal.
Fiorentina entered this match with a 1-1 draw at home to Internazionale, thus adding the sixth straight match without a win in the Italian championship: the only goal of the team was scored by Dusan Vlahovic. In this match against his audience, the coach Vincenzo Montella should choose the usual tactical system, that is, the 3-5-2, being Federico Chiesa and Kevin-Prince Boateng the most offensive references of the team: the first athlete mentioned is one of the Fiorentina highlights with 2 goals and 5 assists. Out of this match for injury continues Franck Ribéry due to physical problems.
The away team is currently in the 4 th position, with 32 points won, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate round, they have tied an away match against Internazionale by (0‑0). In the last match, they won in a home match against SPAL, by (3‑1). This is a team that maintains performance when playing away from their stadium, since in the last 30 games they have registered 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. In the last 8 away league matches Roma have a record of 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, having won 15 points out of 24 possible. In their away league matches, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0‑0, which occurred in 5 of their 8 matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 5 of their last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 16 matches for this competition, they have only turned the score around in 1 in the 4 matches for which they have conceded the first goal.
Roma comes for this match after a 3-1 win against SPAL, totaling their fourth consecutive match without losing in the Italian championship: the goals of the team were scored by Diego Perotti, Mkhitaryan and Tomovic (goal against). In this match against Fiorentina, coach Paulo Fonseca will act with a defensive strategy, seeking only the counterattack, thus aiming to explore the spaces left by his opponent. It is worth mentioning that the visitors have great competence in the fast transitions: Zaniolo is very fast and excellent in driving the ball to the attack. Dzeko is the top scorer of this team with 6 goals scored. Out of this game are Cristante, Zappacosta and Kluivert, all with physical problems.
AS Roma's away record this season: 4-3-1.
AS Roma haven't lost in their last 6 games.
The most common result of matches between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma is 0-1. 8 matches have ended with this result.
ACF Fiorentina wins 1st half in 19% of their matches, AS Roma in 41% of their matches.
ACF Fiorentina wins 19% of halftimes, AS Roma wins 41%.
AS Roma's performance of the last 5 matches is better than ACF Fiorentina's.
In Serie A, AS Roma has better performance than ACF Fiorentina.
AS Roma have lost just 1 of their last 5 Serie A games against ACF Fiorentina.
ACF Fiorentina have won just 1 of their last 5 Serie A games against AS Roma.
ACF Fiorentina have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against AS Roma (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings ACF Fiorentina won 2, AS Roma won 1, 2 draws.
Their last meeting was a draw. (2-2)
ACF Fiorentina scores 2.8 goals in a match against AS Roma and AS Roma scores 1.6 goals against ACF Fiorentina (on average).
ACF Fiorentina scores 1.64 goals when playing at home and AS Roma scores 1.56 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma is 4.4.
When ACF Fiorentina leads 1-0 at home, they win in 60% of their matches.
When AS Roma leads 0-1 away, they win in 66% of their matches.
When ACF Fiorentina is down 0-1 home, they win 21% of their matches.
When AS Roma is down 1-0 away, they win 22% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma is 2.6.
Did you know that ACF Fiorentina scores 5% of their goals between the minutes 31-45? This is the lowest percentage in the league.
During the last 27 meetings with ACF Fiorentina playing at home, ACF Fiorentina have won 8 times, there have been 11 draws while AS Roma have won 8 times. The goal difference is 38-32 in favour of ACF Fiorentina.
Last season's matches: 1-1 (ACF Fiorentina at home) and 2-2 (AS Roma at home).
ACF Fiorentina haven't scored in 2 of their 8 home matches in Serie A this season.
AS Roma haven't scored in 3 of their 8 away matches in Serie A this season.
During the last 54 meetings, ACF Fiorentina have won 12 times, there have been 15 draws while AS Roma have won 27 times. The goal difference is 88-66 in favour of AS Roma.
Did you know that ACF Fiorentina scores 35% of their goals between the minutes 61-75?
Did you know that AS Roma scores 34% of their goals between the minutes 46-60?