It’s tough to win when the deck is stacked against you. It’s even tougher when you don’t get everything exactly right.
One team came to play and one team didn’t. Sometimes, that’s the difference between winning and losing.
This team is just inches away from doing something special. It’s just that those last few inches are the most difficult to cross.
A game that wild gives you plenty to think about.
The Viola advance to the semis in one of the wackiest games the Coppa’s seen in a very, very long time.
Despite another late defeat at the hands of the Nerazzurri, the Viola can leave the Coppa with their heads held high.
Both teams rotate their lineups heavily ahead of marquee league matchups at the weekend.
It was ugly, boring, painful, and probably pretty instructive with regards to Prandelli’s plans for the rest of the season. For Fiorentina, that’s enough to qualify as exciting.
A look back at our semi-final win over Udinese in 2013/14
For 45 minutes, we saw a focused, dominant Viola side, but the usual group emerged after that.