Giuseppe Iachini has sent out his usual Fiorentina, except that Lorenzo Venuti replaces the suspended Dalbert on the wing. Genoa boss Davide Nicola has shuffled his defense a bit, bringing back captain Domenico Criscito, and has also added ex-Viola midfielder Valon Behrami to the engine room.
Overshadowing everything on the pitch, though, is the news that Narciso Parigi has died at the age of 92. The singer and musician is best known around here as the writer and singer of the team’s anthem, the Canzione Viola. We wish his family peace at this time.
Fiorentina (3-5-2): Drągowski; Milenković, Pezzella, Cáceres; Lirola, Benassi, Pulgar, Castrovilli, Venuti; Chiesa, Cutrone
Genoa (3-5-2): Perin; Biraschi, Romero, Criscito; Ghiglione, Behrami, Sturaro, Schöne, Barreca; Pandev, Favilli
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