Fiorentina boss Giuseppe Iachini, facing a striker shortage with Patrick Cutrone in the doghouse, has opted for Federico Chiesa up top, flanked by Franck Ribery and Rachid Ghezzal in a 3-4-3. Erick Pulgar returns to the starting lineup as well, while Federico Ceccherini will continue to start ahead of Igor.
Sassuolo mister Roberto de Zerbi has rotated his attack, with Domenico Berardi and Francesco Caputo dropping to the bench with never-Viola player Hamed Junior Traoré getting a start on the wing and Grégoire Defrel playing up top.
Fiorentina (3-4-3 maybe): Drągowski; Milenković, Pezzella, Ceccherini; Lirola, Pulgar, Castrovilli, Dalbert; Ghezzal, Chiesa, Ribery
Sassuolo (4-2-3-1): Pegolo; Müldür, Chiricheș, Ferrari, Rogério; Magnanelli, Locatelli; Traoré, Đuričić, Boga; Defrel
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