Fiorentina and Juventus are both massive names of the Italian game but came into the third match of the 2019/20 Serie A season after very contrasting starts. Maurizio Sarri’s men were one of three sides to have a perfect record so far amassing six points, while Vincenzo Montella’s Fiorentina were yet to pick up a point, languishing near the bottom end of the table.
Both sides started this season with a similar ilk to how they ended last season. Fiorentina went on a massive streak of not winning a single match, while Juventus comfortably secured yet another Serie A title.
Fiorentina sat 16th in the Serie A ahead of this match, after disappointing defeats to Napoli and Genoa in their opening two fixtures. Juventus were third after narrowly beating Parma and beating Napoli in a dramatic match. I Bianconeri welcomed Sarri to the sidelines for the first time after he was absent from the previous two games as he was still recovering from an illness.
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