Vincenzo Montella picked Luca Ranieri at leftback, making him the third different starter in that spot in three games.
Genoa opened the scoring after Cristián Zapata beat Erick Pulgar for a header at the far post following a corner routine.
Christian Kouamé scored for the second game in a row by running onto a thump from goalkeeper Ionuț Radu, taking a couple of touche, and lashing into the bottom corner when nobody tried to close him down.
Fiorentina got one back when Dalbert and ex-Viola man Romulo rather clumsily collided in the box and Erick Pulgar, for the second week running, sent the goalkeeper the wrong with his spot kick.
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Goals: Zapata 11’ (ass. Ghiglione), Kouamé 65’ (ass. Radu), Pulgar 76’ (PK)
Cards: Romero 16’, Criscito 45’