There have been some promising sides in Serie A lately, with it being quite a competitive league with some interesting coaching philosophies being implicated. One of these sides have been Fiorentina. After having a flying start of the 2018/19 season, being arguably one of the most threatening attacking teams, they suffered a downfall in form. This resulted in Stefano Pioli’s leaving and taking Vincenzo Montella on charge in pursuit of a better performance.

Last season didn’t go according to plan and the team suffered 13 consecutive league games without a win. Even worse, they faced eight defeats during the coaching changes which dropped them to the 16th place in Serie A.

The team were struggling defensively and it slowly emerged into a tactical problem. They lost their pace and their attacking actions started to be less efficient, making it impossible to find the balance and get a win.

Fiorentina saw the departure of some of their most active players, although some of their most talented ones decided to stay. La Viola took measures to avoid repeating the same fate as last season and were active in the summer transfer window.

They made sure to replace Vitor Hugo and Jordan Veretout properly who both played an extensive role.

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