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Fiorentina vs Inter Milan: Lineups and how to watch

With 4 key starters out, the Viola have named a, hm, unexpected XI.

ACF Fiorentina v FC Internazionale - Coppa Italia
A better option than Christian Kouamé, apparently.
Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images

Late news

Fiorentina boss Cesare Prandelli had to adjust on the fly with Franck Ribery as a late injury scratch, so naturally turned to Valentin Eysseric over Christian Kouamé (please scream inside your heart). Martín Cáceres joined Ribery in the stands, so Lorenzo Venuti started as well. Borja Valero got the nod over Erick Pulgar in midfield.

Inter Milan mister Antonio Conte picked Alexis Sánchez over Lautaro Martínez up front but otherwise has just about his strongest XI out there, indicating that he’s prioritizing the league over the Coppa Italia tie with Juventus in the midweek.


Fiorentina (3-5-1-1): Drągowski; Martínez Quarta, Pezzella, Igor; Venuti, Bonaventura, Amrabat, Valero, Biraghi; Eysseric; Vlahović

Inter Milan (3-5-2): Handanović; Škriniar, de Vrij, Bastoni; Hakimi, Barella, Brozović, Vidal, Perišić; Lukaku, Sánchez

How to watch

TV: Maybe try BeIn, but you’re probably using a computer to watch this one. Check the full international television listings here.

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Forza Viola!