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Sunday October 27 2013
Line-ups: Chievo-Fiorentina

Fiorentina are on a wave of enthusiasm and want to keep going against a stuttering Chievo side.

It kicks off at the Stadio Bentegodi at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

The Viola are on Cloud Nine after fighting back from 2-0 down to beat rivals Juventus 4-2, then maintaining their 100 per cent Europa League record by crushing Pandurii 3-0 on Thursday.

Mario Gomez, Josip Ilicic and Massimo Ambrosini are still out of action, but Joaquin and Giuseppe Rossi can’t stop scoring at the moment.

Pepito Rossi is the current Capocannoniere after his hat-trick against Juve, while Joaquin netted in both that game and the Europa League.

Chievo, on the other hand, are plunging down the table after six defeats in eight games, fuelling reports Coach Giuseppe Sannino is hanging by a thread.

Dario Dainelli is out injured, while Luca Rigoni and Gennaro Sardo sit out bans, so Sannino is forced to reshuffle.

It’s a special game for Cyril Thereau, who was heavily linked with a move to Florence throughout the summer.

Fiorentina haven’t won at the Bentegodi since 2010-11, experiencing a defeat and last season’s 1-1 draw.

Chievo: Puggioni; Frey, Claiton, Cesar; Estigarribia, Hetemaj, Radovanovic, Bentivoglio, Drame; Paloschi, Thereau

Fiorentina: Neto; Tomovic, Gonzalo, Savic; Pasqual, Aquilani, Pizarro, Borja Valero; Joaquin, Rossi, Cuadrado

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