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Fiorentina vs Milan: Lineups and how to watch

The Viola have a selection crisis in defense and the Rossoneri are definitely looking to exploit it.

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Late news

Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Italiano has a genuine crisis at the back: GK Bartłomiej Drągowski (thigh), CB Nikola Milenković (suspended), CB Lucas Martínez Quarta (suspended), and CB Matija Nastasić (calf) are all out, meaning rightback Lorenzo Venuti will be forced into the center of defense. Nicolás González is out of quarantine but only fit enough for the bench. Alfred Duncan replaces Gaetano Castrovilli in midfield, likely to add some solidity.

AC Milan mister Stefano Pioli has some injuries to cope with as well, so old friend Ciprian Tătărușanu will start between the sticks. The big news is that Zlatan Ibrahimović returns to lead the line, while young Matteo Gabbia gets a rare start at the back in place of Alessio Romagnoli and Simon Kjær.

It’s also worth mentioning that there’s been some snow (!) in the leadup to this one, despite the forecast predicting clear skies as recently as yesterday, so it’ll be chilly and grey; the visibility on the pitch is really limited at the moment, although it could improve as the game wears on.

Lineups

Fiorentina (4-3-3): Terracciano; Odriozola, Venuti, Igor, Biraghi; Bonaventura, Torreira, Duncan; Callejón, Vlahović, Saponara

Milan (4-2-3-1): Tătărușanu; Kalulu, Gabbia, Tomori, Hernández; Kessié, Tonali; Saelemaekers, Díaz, Leão; Ibrahimović

How to watch

TV: Maybe on BT Sport or BeIn. Check the full international television listings to make sure.

Online: Here is your list of safe, reliable, and legal streams. Any requests for or links to illegal streams will get you ejected. If you’re the Twitter type, give us a follow; we’ll be posting live updates there. Otherwise, keep it in the comments for the usual Cronenbergian horror with the best damn sports community on the internet.

Forza Viola!