ACF Fiorentina http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26366/all en Soccer-Nine-man Roma go through amid ugly scenes at Fiorentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-nine-man-roma-go-through-amid-ugly-scenes-at-fiorentina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Three players were sent off and 10 booked as AS Roma snatched a 1-0 extra-time win at unlucky Fiorentina in a fiery Italian Cup tie which ended amid ugly scenes on Wednesday.</p> <p>Mattia Destro scored the winner in the seventh minute of extra-time while Fiorentina hit the woodwork three times in a match marred by a brawl centered around Fiorentina's Juan Cuadrado and Roma's Dodo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-nine-man-roma-go-through-amid-ugly-scenes-at-fiorentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Labor Sport in Italy Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:30:04 +0000 5735354 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Garcia speaks out in defence of banned Cuadrado http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/football-garcia-speaks-out-defence-banned-cuadrado <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roma coach Rudi Garcia has spoken out in defence of Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, who has been handed a one-game ban after being sent off in a midweek match at home to Napoli.</p> <p>Cuadrado's sending-off for simulation late in the Serie A fixture, which Napoli won 2-1, infuriated Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella and was still being discussed in the Italian media on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/football-garcia-speaks-out-defence-banned-cuadrado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:32:33 +0000 5978149 at http://www.globalpost.com Fiorentina hit back after scissors-kick goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131107/fiorentina-hit-back-after-scissors-kick-goal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Fiorentina fell behind to a spectacular scissors-kick goal from Pandurii's Eric Pereira before hitting back in the last five minutes to win 2-1 on Thursday and lead a charge of teams into the Europa League knockout stages.</p> <p>Pereira's fellow Brazilian Alan also scored a stylish goal to help FC Salzburg qualify with a 3-1 win at Standard Liege.</p> <p>Valencia, Ludogorets Razgrad, Esbjerg, Rubin Kazan and Dnipro Dnipropetrosvk also qualified with two games to spare.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131107/fiorentina-hit-back-after-scissors-kick-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:46:52 +0000 5983284 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Fiorentina dominate Verona in seven-goal thriller http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131202/football-fiorentina-dominate-verona-seven-goal-thriller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fiorentina dominated 10-man Verona 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller that produced four goals inside the opening quarter hour at the Stadio Artemio Franchi on Monday.</p> <p>La Viola's eighth win tightened their grip on fifth place and took their points tally to 27, equal with fourth-placed Inter but 10 points behind leaders Juventus.</p> <p>With Verona breathing down Fiorentina's necks and Inter being stunned by a late leveller in a 1-1 draw with Sampdoria on Sunday, the home side started brightly and were in front by the fifth minute.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131202/football-fiorentina-dominate-verona-seven-goal-thriller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:35:55 +0000 6006891 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Icardi hits winner as Inter stun Fiorentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140215/football-icardi-hits-winner-inter-stun-fiorentina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentinian Mauro Icardi came off the bench to score a 65th-minute winner for Inter in a 2-1 win at Fiorentina which put Walter Mazzarri's side within sight of fourth place in Serie A on Saturday.</p> <p>Inter, looking for only their second win in seven games, started brightly at the Artemio Franchi stadium and were rewarded in the 34th minute when Rodrigo Palacio bundled home from close range.</p> <p>Although being overrun for long periods, Fiorentina spurned a series of chances before the interval but drew level a minute after the restart thanks to Juan Cuadrado.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140215/football-icardi-hits-winner-inter-stun-fiorentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Sun, 16 Feb 2014 01:46:29 +0000 6071889 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Fiorentina owner hits out at Valero ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/football-fiorentina-owner-hits-out-at-valero-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle has hit out at Serie A disciplinary rules after Borja Valero's four-game ban was reduced to three on appeal.</p> <p>Valero was handed a four-game suspension after being sent off against Parma two weeks ago, when he put his hands on the referee while protesting a red card.</p> <p>The Spanish midfielder's ban was reduced to three games on appeal, but Della Valle believes it is still too harsh.</p> <p>"It's a defeat for football," Della Valle told the club's website <a href="http://www.en.violachannel.tv" title="www.en.violachannel.tv">www.en.violachannel.tv</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140308/football-fiorentina-owner-hits-out-at-valero-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Borja Valero Football in Italy Sport in Italy Technology AFP Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:35:46 +0000 6090195 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Tevez winner restores Juve's 14-point cushion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140323/football-tevez-winner-restores-juves-14-point-cushion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Carlos Tevez scored a league-tying 16th goal of the campaign to secure a 1-0 win away to 10-man Catania and help restore Juventus's 14-point lead at the top of Serie A on Sunday.</p> <p>Roma had reduced the arrears to Antonio Conte's pacesetters with a 2-0 win away to Chievo on Saturday when Torino striker Ciro Immobile had gone top of the scorers' charts thanks to a hat-trick in a 3-1 win against Livorno.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140323/football-tevez-winner-restores-juves-14-point-cushion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Mon, 24 Mar 2014 03:16:16 +0000 6103010 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lazio stun Parma as Fiorentina slip at Samp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140330/football-lazio-stun-parma-fiorentina-slip-at-samp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lazio defender Antonio Candreva struck late to secure a 3-2 win over Parma and maintain their Europa League hopes as Fiorentina's Champions League bid was dented in a scoreless draw away to Sampdoria on Sunday.</p> <p>Earlier, goals in either half from Mattia Destro and Michel Bastos helped Roma to a cagey 2-0 win away to Serie A strugglers Sassuolo to close the gap on leaders Juventus to 11 points.</p> <p>Juve are at third-placed Napoli later Sunday when they will be looking to restore their 14-point lead as they stride towards a likely third consecutive scudetto.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140330/football-lazio-stun-parma-fiorentina-slip-at-samp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:02:26 +0000 6109061 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Italy striker Rossi happy to return to fray http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140504/football-italy-striker-rossi-happy-return-fray <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italy and Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi boosted his World Cup selection hopes after returning to action in the Italian Cup final on Saturday.</p> <p>Rossi, who previously missed two years of his career due to injury, ended a four-month injury lay-off when he came on for the final 20 minutes of Fiorentina's 3-1 Cup defeat to Napoli at Rome's Olympic Stadium.</p> <p>He will now battle to regain full fitness in the final Serie A games of the season in the hope of making Cesare Prandelli's 23-man squad for the World Cup in June.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140504/football-italy-striker-rossi-happy-return-fray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Giuseppe Rossi Sport in Italy AFP Sun, 04 May 2014 13:17:14 +0000 6138140 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Sassuolo stun Fiorentina to boost survival bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140506/football-sassuolo-stun-fiorentina-boost-survival-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Domenico Berardi scored his second hat-trick of the season as Sassuolo stunned hosts Fiorentina 4-3 on Tuesday to move two points clear of the drop zone in Italy's Serie A.</p> <p>Sassuolo's eighth win of the campaign moved them up to 16th, two points clear of Bologna. Fiorentina remain fourth but with two games remaining Vincenzo Montella's side are only six points ahead of sixth-placed Torino.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140506/football-sassuolo-stun-fiorentina-boost-survival-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Sport in Italy AFP Tue, 06 May 2014 20:17:38 +0000 6140246 at http://www.globalpost.com