Vincenzo Montella has brought in Micah Richards and Marcos Alonso to make a back four against Sampdoria, and as predicted has opted to start Alberto Aquilani in order to rest Mati Fernandez ahead of Tuesday's Coppa Italia semi with Juventus. Alessandro Diamanti will form an attacking trident with Mario Gomez and Mohammed Salah.
The break is over...let's start April's games with a bang! Avanti Viola!
FIORENTINA (4-3-3): NETO; RICHARDS, GONZALO, BASANTA, ALONSO; AQUILANI, BADELJ, BORJA VALERO; DIAMANTI, GOMEZ, SALAH
Sampdoria (4-3-3): Viviano; De Silvestri, Silvestre, Romagnoli, Regini; Obiang, Palombo, Soriano; Eto'o, Muriel, Eder