Serie A TIM

FOCUS ON FIORENTINA VS JUVENTUS

* Juventus and Fiorentina have drawn 52 of their 165 Serie A matches, the Bianconeri have only drawn more matches against Milan (56) in the top-flight (79 wins for the Bianconeri against 34 for the Viola).

* Fiorentina have won only two of their last 16 Serie A matches against Juventus: in December 2020 and January 2017 (D3 L11) and they have failed to score in eight games in this period.

* Fiorentina and Juventus have drawn their last two Serie A meetings at Franchi stadium, the two sides have only drawn more matches in a row at Viola's home in the top-flight between 1935 and 1940 (four in that case).

* Fiorentina have picked up 38 points at the Franchi stadium in this season and if they win this match the Viola would rise to 41 points, ranking behind only Inter in home matches in Serie A 2021/22 (42 in 18 games). Fiorentina could also exceed 40 points at home in a single Serie A campaign for the first time since 2012/13 (43 in that case).

* Fiorentina have lost four of their last five Serie A games (W1), as many defeats as in their previous 20 (W11 D5).

* If they finish the Serie A 2021/22 campaign in the first seven positions, next season Fiorentina will play in European competition for the first time since 2016/17, when they were eliminated in the round of 32 of the Europa League.

* Juventus will end this Serie A season with maximum of 73 points (in case of a win in this match): their worst total in a Serie A season since 2010/11 (58 under Luigi Delneri).

* Nicolás González has scored a goal in both his last two league games, he has never netted in three consecutive Serie A matches - the Argentinian striker has scored six goals in Serie A this season and has never netted more in a single campaign.

* Dusan Vlahovic (24 goals in Serie A 2021/22) could become only the second under 23 player to score at least 25 goals in a single Serie A campaign in the last 60 years, after Ronaldo in 1997/98 (25 goals for Inter).

* Paulo Dybala (115 goals) is the third highest foreign scorer in Juventus’ history in all competitions, behind only David Trezeguet (171) and John Hansen (124). Among the teams he has faced at least eight times in Serie A, Fiorentina is the one against which the Argentine has had a hand in the fewest goals (three, one goal and two assists).

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