BAD; Udinese 1-0 Fiorentina

Dino Panato

Who's bad? Fiorentina is, at least after breaks. Another wasted opportunity and a completely wasted day for fans.

With a chance to gain ground on Napoli, Fiorentina completely forgot there was a match to play as no one showed up today, with the exception of Neto, who was called on to make 10 saves.

Even Neto's heroics weren't enough to keep the ball out of the net as the Viola defense, well, so called defense that is, forgot to defend and left Thomas Heurtaux wide open right in front of the net on a set piece for the lone goal of the match.

Fiorentina have no time to lament the missed opportunities as 7 games in the next four weeks loom Including a wasted two days to travel to Portugal and back.

If he's smart, Montella will just ignore preparation for Thursday's match in Portugal, play a Primavera team and get this team to focus on the next Serie A match.

Recap

Fiorentina sucked, start to finish. End of story...

Report Cards

The entire team, with the exception of Neto and Cuadrado get a zero. Neto gets an 8 for saving this team from an 11-0 drubbing and Cuadrado gets a 1 for a single play where he dribbled past all defenders. He still only managed a weak shot on the play

Quotes

I don't really care what Montella has to say, no excuse is good enough for not being ready to play this match

Hi Lights

There were none

but here is Viola Channel's review

W13

Serie A Goals

(* indicates a goal in this match - yah right)

Rossi (11)
Cuadrado (2)
Gomez (2)
Valero (2)
Vargas (2)                    
Aquilani (1)
Fernandez (1)                 
Joaquin (1)
Pizarro (1)                
Rodriguez (1)

Yellow Card Accumulation

(Disqualification of one game after the 4th, 8th, 12th, 15th and the 17th yellow card. Past 17, every yellow card is equivalent to a one-match ban. (Players receiving yellow cards in this match have an *, red cards #)

Rodriguez (5) * 
Aquilani (4) *  - misses next Serie A match
Cuadrado (4) 
Ambrosini (3)  - misses match on next yellow  
Pizarro (3)  - misses match on next yellow
Valero (3) *
Compper(2)                                             
Gomez (1) 
Matos(1)                                           
Neto (1) 
Pasqual (1)
Rossi (1)
Savic (1)
Tomovic(1)
Wolski (1)

Looking Ahead

No time to recover after this horrible performance, the team will travel home, have two days to practice and then will have to travel to Portugal to play Pacos, will travel home and probably only have one or two opportunities to train for Hellas Verona.

Nov 28 3:05 ET Paços de Ferreira v Fiorentina
Dec 2 1:00 ET Fiorentina v Hellas Verona
Dec 8 6:30 ET AS Roma v Fiorentina
Dec 12 1:00 ET Fiorentina v Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Dec 15 9:00 ET Fiorentina v Bologna
Dec 22 9:00 ET Sassuolo v Fiorentina

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Viola Nation

You must be a member of Viola Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Viola Nation. You should read them.

Join Viola Nation

You must be a member of Viola Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Viola Nation. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker