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| On Aug 22, 2021 8:45 PM IST

ROM vs FIO Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Roma vs Fiorentina Serie A Fixtures August 23

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ROM vs FIO Dream11: Roma will be up against Fiorentina for the first game of the new season in Serie A, as both sides look to start off with a bang. Roma finished the previous edition of the Italian League at the 7th spot with 62 points, and will be looking to book a spot for Europe this time around. Meanwhile, Fiorentina were at the 13th spot with 40 points and will be keen on climbing higher up the points table. Both sides had a fairly inconsistent season, and a win for either side here could possibly set the tone for the fixtures to come. Nonetheless, the upcoming contest promises to be an intriguing affair.

Date: August 23, Monday
Kick-Off: 12:15 AM (IST)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico

Serie A League Table: This will be the first game of the season for both clubs.

Watch Serie A Live Stream and Live Score: The match can be streamed live on VOOT and Viacom 18’s TV channels.

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Roma: WLW

Fiorentina: WWW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Roma that has the upper hand with four wins. Fiorentina have managed to win one, while, one game has ended on level terms as well.

Roma News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Leonardo Spinazzola, Chris Smalling and Gonzalo Villar are ruled out due to injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Patricio should be starting in at goal.
  • Vina, Ibanez, Mancini and Karsdorp could line up in defence.
  • Veretout and Cristante are likely to feature in central midfield.
  • Mkhitaryan, Pellegrini and Zaniolo should provide the service to Eldo Shomurodov up top.

Roma Starting XI (Likely)

Patricio
Vina
Ibanez
Mancini
Karsdrop
Veretout
Cristante
Mkhitaryan
Pellegrini
Zanilo
Shomurodov

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Fiorentina News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Sofyan Amrabat misses out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Drgowski should be starting in at goal.
  • Venuti, Milenkovic, Igor and Biraghi could line up as the back four in defence.
  • Bonaventura, Pulgar and Castrovilli should accommodate the midfield region.
  • Callejon, Vlahovic and Gonzalez are in contention to lead the attack up front.

Fiorentina Starting XI (Likely)

Dragowski
Venuti
Milenkovic
Igor
Biraghi
Bonaventura
Pulgar
Castovilli
Callejon
Vlahovic
Gonzalez

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play a pivotal role in the advanced region for Roma. Mkhitaryan bagged 15 goals from 46 appearances last season, and is expected to start here.

Dusan Vlahovic can pack a punch in the final third region for Fiorentina. The centre forward registered 21 goals from 40 starts last season.

Differential Picks 

Jordan Veretout was one of the standouts in midfield for Roma last season. Veretout scored 11 goals from 47 starts.

Lorenzo Pellegrini bagged 11 goals from 47 starts as well last season for Roma, and is expected to start here too.

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ROM vs FIO Dream 11 Teams

GK: R Patricio
DEF: R Karsdorp, N Milenkovic, G Mancini, L Venuti
MID: H Mkhitaryan, J Veretout, G Bonaventura, N Gonzlez
FOR: D Vlahovic, E Shomurodov

Likely Winner:

Both sides do have some quality individuals that will be expected to have an impact in the game ahead, and it could turn out to be a dogged affair. However, with Roma starting off at home, and having a more coherent unit, the ROM vs FIO Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Roma to get the win here.

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Walli Siddiqui

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