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Fiorentina vs Juventus: Lineups and how to watch

Some surprises from both sides, yes. And an unnamed Serbian striker is indeed in the lineup.

ACF Fiorentina v Genoa CFC - Serie A Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Late news

Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Italiano, as usual, springs some surprises. Fitness doubt Lucas Torreira is indeed ready to go, but may not finish the game. The real interest is up front, where Riccardo Saponara and Jonathan Ikone get the nod, leaving Nico González on the bench.

Juventus manager Max Allegri, facing a host of absences, brings back his 3-5-2 that could become a 4-3-3 with Mattia de Sciglio in defense. Young Marley Aké makes his first Bianconero start against Ikone, while Álvaro Morata drops out in favor of Moise Kean next to (sigh) Dušan Vlahović.

And speaking of the Serbian striker, he and his new coworkers have received quite the welcome to Florence. If it’s like this outside the stadium, imagine what the Curva Fiesole’s going to look like in an hour or so.

Lineups

Fiorentina (4-3-3): Terracciano; Odriozola, Milenković, Igor, Biraghi; Bonaventura, Torreira, Castrovilli; Ikone, Piątek, Saponara

Juventus (3-5-2): Perin; Danilo, de Ligt, de Sciglio; Aké, Locatelli, Arthur, Rabiot, Pellegrini; Vlahović, Kean

How to watch

TV: If you get any Serie A channels, give them a shot, I guess, but you’ll probably have to stream this one. Check the full international television listings to be sure, though.

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

Forza Viola!