AS Roma will face Fiorentina at Stadio Olimpico, in Rome, at Italian Serie A 30th Round. AS Roma against Fiorentina is the match with big interest after their previous matches at Italian Serie A. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Roma struggling in last matches, as the lost 4 out of 5 last games in different competitions. They were kicked out from Champions League against Porto and lost to Napoli at Stadio Olimpico in last round of Serie A. Moreover, they surprisingly lost to Spal and to Lazio earlier, however, the team still have big chances to be among the best 5 Serie A teams. Until the season’s end, 9 games is ahead so they need to concentrate on other opponents and prepare more seriously. In total, AS Roma is strong as hosts, and they lost only 2 games.
The loss against Napoli was first after 9 unbeaten matches in a row. In average this season AS Roma has been seen with 3.3 goals in total per match. Unfortunately, several team leaders will miss the next match against Fiorentina. Alessandro Florenzi, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Javier Pastore, and Stephan El Shaarawy will miss next match due to injuries. This season Roma is playing very strongly at attacking set pieces, counter attacks, shooting from direct free kicks and coming back from losing positions. However, they have struggled at defending attacks down the wings, defending counter-attacks, protecting the lead and stopping opponents from creating chances.
Fiorentina has failed to win in 6 games in a row. They are taking 10th place in Serie A with 38 points and 7 points difference with 9th place Torino. Very likely that they are not able to fight for promotion to Europe Competitions. However, they have big chances to win against Atalanta in Coppa Italia second leg of Semi-Final, as the first match was drawn with 3:3 result. In total Fiorentina has a great team, however, they are struggling to win, so this season they already have drawn 14 games only in Italy’s highest league.
Unfortunately, two main offensive creators will miss the next match due to injuries. Marko Pjaca and Federico Chiesa both have problems and will miss the match against Fiorentina. La Viola is strong this season at counter-attacks, creating chances using through balls and coming back from losing positions. However, they are facing troubles at defending against long shots and avoiding fouls in dangerous areas. In last 5 away matches Fiorentina in Serie A scored and conceded in every match.
The last match between them finished very unpredictably, as Fiorentina kicked out AS Roma from Coppa Italia with an impressive 7:1 result. In total, they have a similar amount of wins and one drawn in last 5 matches.