Sivasspor boss Rıza Çalımbay, missing his two top scorers in Mustapha Yatabaré and Max Gradel, has fielded the XI we expected. Fiorentina mister Vincenzo Italiano has mostly done the same, as Luca Ranieri is the only available leftback. Lucas Martínez Quarta gets the nod ahead of Igor.
Spare a thought for the 20ish Viola fans who made the trip, as they’ll likely be feeling mighty exposed in their little corner of the New Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium, huddling down in the rain and the cold. Let’s hope the boys give them something to celebrate.
Sivasspor (4-3-3): Vural; Paluli, Goutas, Appindangoyé, Çiftçi; Charisis, Cofie, Arslan; Saíz, Caicedo, Yeşilyurt
Fiorentina (4-2-3-1): Terracciano; Dodô, Milenković, Martínez Quarta, Ranieri; Amrabat, Mandragora; Ikoné, Bonaventura, González; Cabral
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