Two sides who are drumming down in league form will lock horns at Stadio Carlo Castellani this Sunday. 14th place Empoli will be hosting 4th place Fiorentina for game 32 of the 2015/2016 Seria A season.
Empoli suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to Juventus last weekend to extend their league winless run to 12 games. Empoli have 36 points in 31 league games, and stays 8 point clears of the relegation zone with 6 games to go.
Fiorentina on the other hand have maintained 5 game winless run in the league so far this season. The La Viola have 56 points in 31 game, sitting 4th with 7 point behind 3rd place Roma.
- Empoli are on 12 games win-less streak, while Fiorentina havent won in their last 5.
- Empoli have won none of their last 5 home games, while Fiorentina have just 1 win in their last 5 away games.
Empoli: Predicted Line-up (4-3-2-1)
Skorupski – Rui, Tonelli, Costa, Bittante – Zielinski, Daniel Paredes – Saponara, Croce – Maccarone, Pucciarelli.
Fiorentina: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)
Tatarusanu – Alonso, Astori, Rodriguez, Tomovic – Veccino, Valero – llicic, Tello, Bernardeschi – Kalinic.
Empoli vs Fiorentina: Head-To-Head-Stats
Empoli are in search of their first win against Fiorentina since 1997/98 season. Both side have met 15 time since the 97/98 season with Fiorentina commanding 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss.
Empoli Vs Fiorentina: Prediction
With 20 points between them, it will be ideal to say Fiorentina will get the most result out this clash. The host can boast of 6 points in their last 5 home games. I will therefore be pitching my tent with the LA viola if at all a team will get the 3 points.