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Lecce vs Fiorentina: Lineups and how to watch

Iachini has tinkered with the lineup again ahead of a crucial match.

ACF Fiorentina v Hellas Verona - Serie A Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images

Late news

Lecce manager Fabio Liverani trots out his usual XI, although Andrea Rispoli and Žan Majer come into defense and midfield to add fresh legs. Former Viola players Jacopo Petriccione and Khouma Babacar are in the XI.

Fiorentina boss Giuseppe Iachini picks Pietro Terracciano ahead of Bartłomiej Drągowski in goal again (maybe it’s a set rotation). In the outfield, he returns to a 3-5-2 with Federico Chiesa at wingback and Rachid Ghezzal in central midfield. Patrick Cutrone partners Franck Ribery (who recovered from a stomach bug but may not have more than a half in him) up top.


Lecce (4-3-2-1): Gabriel; Rispoli, Lucioni, Paz, Donati; Majer, Petriccione, Barak; Mancosu, Farias; Babacar

Fiorentina (3-5-2): Terracciano; Milenković, Pezzella, Caceres; Chiesa, Ghezzal, Pulgar, Duncan, Dalbert; Ribery, Cutrone

How to watch

TV: Weirdly enough, this one’s on ESPN in the US, although it doesn’t seem to be on any other channels anywhere else. Check the full international television listings here.

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