Fiorentina boss Cesare Prandelli will roll with Borja Valero in midfield and Martín Cáceres on the wing, with Lorenzo Venuti stepping in for the suspended Cristiano Biraghi. Bologna manager Siniša Mihajlović has old friend Lorenzo de Silvestri fit, which pushes Takehiro Tomiyasu into central defense and Gary Medel to the bench. Nico Domínguez gets the nod over Mattias Svanberg in midfield.
Fiorentina (3-5-2): Drągowski; Milenković, Pezzella, Igor; Cáceres, Amrabat, Valero, Castrovilli, Venuti; Vlahovič, Ribery
Bologna (4-2-3-1): da Costa; de Silvestri, Danilo, Tomiyasu, Dijks; Schouten, Domínguez; Orsolini, Soriano, Barrow; Palacio
How to watch
TV: Very much a nope. Check the full international television listings here if you don’t believe me.
Online: Here is your list of safe, reliable, and legal streams. If you’re in the US, ESPN+ is showing it; sign up using this link if you don’t have an account yet and Viola Nation will get a little bit of cash (Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links.).
Any requests for or links to illegal streams will get you kicked out. If you’re the Twitter type, give us a follow; we’ll be providing live updates there. Otherwise, keep it in the comments for all the fresh hope and undespairing optimism that a new year brings with the best damn sports community on the internet.