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Bologna vs Fiorentina prediction 2024-02-14

Bologna
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2024-02-14
Winner
Bologna
Fiorentina
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Probability of win
Bologna — 39.6%
Draw — 27.4%
Fiorentina — 33%
Our Prediction
Winner: Bologna;
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Stadio Renato Dall’Ara will host Wednesday’s football game between Bologna and Fiorentina, the two top-table sides. The Rossoblu aim to build on back-to-back wins over Sassuolo (4-2) and Lecce (4-0) and they are likely to adopt yet another attack-minded approach. A man to keep an eye on in the home team will be winger Riccardo Orsolini, who scored a brace at the weekend, while Switzerland international Michel Aebischer is back from suspension.

The Viola, on the other hand, rolled over Frosinone 5-1 in their last home game, but given their difficulties on the road, we believe that there is a big value in betting on the home team. Luca Ranieri returns from suspension, while Wednesday’s clash comes too early for Christian Kouame, who represented Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations. In their last meeting at the venue Bologna defeated Fiorentina 2-1.

Prediction: 2-1 (Bologna)

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Both to score
Yes
49.23%
No
50.77%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
43.7%
22.7%
56.3%
77.3%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Bologna
72.2%
36.7%
27.8%
63.3%
Fiorentina
68.2%
31.7%
31.8%
68.3%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
8.8%
10.1%
5.8%
2.2%
0.6%
11.3%
13%
7.4%
2.8%
0.8%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
7.3%
8.3%
4.8%
1.8%
0.5%
3.1%
3.5%
2%
0.8%
0.2%

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Bologna

Thiago Motta's team hosted Lecce last weekend and secured their second win in a row. In addition, Bologna scored four goals for the second round in a row - before that, the Red-Blues were stronger than Sassuolo 4:2. Now the Bologna side have defeated their opponents 4-0. Orsolini scored a double, while Boekema and Odgor also scored."Bologna", having won two bright victories, fully returned to the race for the Champions League zone - from the top-4 "red-blue" at the moment separates only three points.

Fiorentina

"Violets" also in the last round achieved a resounding victory. Vincenzo Italiano's team demolished Frosinone 5-1. Andrea Belotti scored the first goal for Fiorentina, while Ikone, Martinez, Gonzalez and Barak also scored.Thus, the Florentines broke a series of three consecutive defeats, and in the standings of the Italian championship now occupy the seventh place in five points behind the top four.

 

8 of the last 11 matches of Fiorentina were "draws".

At home "Bologna" won 9 of the last 10 matches.

In 5 out of 7 previous face-to-face meetings of the rivals both teams were different

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Bologna Fiorentina
Games 38 38
Wins 18 17
Losses 6 12
Draws 14 9
Goals 54 61
Goals per game 1.4 1.6
Conceded per game 0.8 1.2
Attacks 104.1 115.2
Corners per game 4.3 5.2
Yellow cards per game 2.3 2.1
Fouls per game 12 11.8
Latest matches
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Serie A
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Inter 38 29 7 2 89:22 94
Milan 38 22 9 7 76:49 75
Juventus 38 19 14 5 54:31 71
Atalanta 38 21 6 11 72:42 69
Bologna 38 18 14 6 54:32 68
Roma 38 18 9 11 65:46 63
Lazio 38 18 7 13 49:39 61
Fiorentina 38 17 9 12 61:46 60
Napoli 38 13 14 11 55:48 53
Torino 38 13 14 11 36:36 53
Genoa 38 12 13 13 45:45 49
Monza 38 11 12 15 39:51 45
Hellas Verona 38 9 11 18 38:51 38
Lecce 38 8 14 16 32:54 38
Udinese 38 6 19 13 37:53 37
Cagliari 38 8 12 18 42:68 36
Empoli 38 9 9 20 29:54 36
Top scorers
Bologna
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J. Zirkzee (11)
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R. Orsolini (10)
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L. Ferguson (6)
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G. Fabbian (5)
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A. Saelemaekers (4)
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L. De Silvestri (2)
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C. Lykogiannis (2)
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O. El Azzouzi (2)
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R. Calafiori (2)
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N. Moro (1)
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S. Beukema (1)
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R. Freuler (1)
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D. Ndoye (1)
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S. Posch (1)
Fiorentina
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N. González (12)
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G. Bonaventura (8)
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A. Belotti (6)
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L. Beltrán (6)
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L. Martínez Quarta (5)
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M. N'Zola (3)
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R. Mandragora (3)
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N. Ikoné (3)
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Arthur (2)
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A. Barák (2)
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L. Ranieri (2)
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R. Sottil (2)
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J. Duncan (2)
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C. Biraghi (2)
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C. Kouamé (2)
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J. Brekalo (1)
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M. Kayode (1)
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G. Castrovilli (1)
Top assists
Bologna
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J. Zirkzee
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R. Calafiori
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L. Ferguson
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V. Kristiansen
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A. Saelemaekers
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R. Orsolini
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O. El Azzouzi
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S. Posch
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G. Fabbian
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M. Aebischer
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S. Beukema
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D. Ndoye
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C. Lykogiannis
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R. Freuler
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K. Urbanski
Fiorentina
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J. Duncan
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C. Biraghi
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G. Bonaventura
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A. Barák
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R. Sottil
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Arthur
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R. Mandragora
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M. N'Zola
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N. González
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M. Faraoni
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L. Beltrán
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G. Castrovilli
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F. Parisi
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C. Kouamé
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M. Kayode
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N. Ikoné
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L. Ranieri
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L. Martínez Quarta
Serie A Bologna Fiorentina
Number of matches 0 38 38
Average win rate (%) 0 47.4 44.7
Goals per match 0 1.4 1.6
Yellow per match 0 2.3 2.1
Corners per match 0 4.3 5.2
Home goals per match 0 1.7 2
Away goals per match 0 1.1 1.3
Player rating 0 6.9 6.8

Bologna and Fiorentina: Icons of Italian Soccer

Standing among the oldest soccer clubs of Italy, Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina have left remarkable imprints in the world of soccer. Famed for their rich history, fierce gameplay, and passionate fan bases, both clubs continue to be respected pillars within the Italian Serie A. This article aims to delve into the intriguing histories of these two iconic Italian football clubs.

Bologna FC: The Rossoblu's Legacy

Historically, Bologna FC, fondly known as Rossoblu, has been one of Italy's most decorated clubs. Established in 1909, the club quickly rose to prominence, winning its first Italian Football Championship in 1925. This success was systematically followed by several others, and by the 1960s, Bologna FC had bagged seven Serie A titles.

The club's golden era came in the 1930s and 1940s, when Bologna won four league titles and established itself as one of the most dominant forces in Italian soccer. This period also witnessed the rise of star players like Angelo Schiavio, who remains a cherished figure in the club's history.

Fiorentina: The Purple-Hued Heritage

Fiorentina, known as La Viola to their fans, is another indomitable force of Italian soccer, having been founded just under a decade after Bologna in 1926. Despite a rocky start to their journey, the Florentine-based club soon found success in the late 1950s and 60s, clinching two Serie A titles.

The club is not just celebrated for its Serie A success, but also for its consistent performances in the Coppa Italia, having won the title six times. The 1960-61 season went on to be their crowning moment, when they became the first Italian team to win a major European title - the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

Bologna versus Fiorentina: A Rivalry Etched in History

Both Bologna and Fiorentina boast a long-standing rivalry that dates back to the early 20th century. The matchup between the two is always highly anticipated and proves to bring forth some riveting football action. Specific standout moments, like Gabriel Batistuta’s hattrick for Fiorentina in 1994, are still fondly remembered by the fans.

Challenges And Accomplishments

The journey of both Bologna and Fiorentina has not been without its hardships. Both clubs have faced financial instabilities, ownership changes, and relegation battles. Bologna, in particular, was notably relegated to Serie B on several occasions, only to fight their back to the top league bravely. Fiorentina also grappled with bankruptcy in 2002, but a robust resurgence saw them return to Serie A by 2004.

Conclusion

Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina are much more than just soccer clubs. They symbolise Italian soccer culture, passion, resilience, and an unyielding drive for success. Having scaled great heights and weathered numerous storms, both clubs represent an essential part of the Serie A fabric.