Vincenzo Montella praised Stevan Jovetic and the team spirit at Fiorentina, as they thumped Palermo to go into third place.
The Viola secured a 3-0 victory in Sicily this afternoon and go into the Christmas break on a par with Inter.
“I am satisfied, because today was a show of strength,” said the Coach.
“My team played very well in the second half, with great confidence and courage. This is a wonderful group and we have to maintain this attitude.
“It is a very happy period for Fiorentina. Jovetic is back in shape and he is a player who raises the quality level of our team.
“Are we the best in the League after Juventus? I don’t know, but the season isn’t even halfway through yet.”
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