Paulo Sousa is going with his most trusted defensive trio at the back, with the reliable Badelj, Vecino, and Borja Valero midfield core. Pasqual gets the start over Alonso, while Ilicic and Rossi start up front.
For Sassuolo, with Berardi suspended, ex-Cesena striker Gregoire Defrel gets the start in the center of Di Francesco's 4-3-3.
Sassuolo (4-3-3): Consigli; Vrsaljko, Cannavaro, Acerbi, Peluso; Laribi, Magnanelli, Missiroli; Defrel, Floccari, Sansone
Fiorentina (3-4-1-2): Tatarusanu; Roncaglia, Rodriguez, Astori; Bernardeschi, Badelj, Vecino, Pasqual; Borja Valero, Rossi, Ilicic
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