Fiorentina vs Cremonese takes place at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Matchday 1 of the 2022-23 Serie A on 14 August 2022. The Viola are unbeaten in Serie A against the Grigiorossi (W4 D6) – their last meeting in the top-flight was back in February 1996 (0-0) with Claudio Ranieri in charge of Fiorentina and Luigi Simoni the Cremonese coach.
Match Insights: Fiorentina
Fiorentina have never drawn in their last 11 Serie A season openers (W6 D5), with their last draw coming on 29th August 2010 (1-1 v Napoli). Only Inter (45) picked up more points in home games than Fiorentina (41: W13 D2 L4) last season in Serie A. Fiorentina have faced the fewest opposition shots in 2022 in Serie A (170); in addition, the Viola faced the joint-fewest shots on target in this period (56, alongside AC Milan).
Player to Watch: Dodô
New signing Dodô was involved in the most goals of any defender in the last two seasons in the Ukrainian top-flight (since 2020/21): 11 goals (two goals and nine assists for him with Shakhtar Donetsk).
Match Insights: Cremonese
Cremonese return to Serie A after 26 years: their last participation in the Italian top-flight was in the 1995/96 season, where they finished second from bottom. All of Cremonese’s eight Serie A opening games have come away from home (including the next one in Florence): the Lombards have recorded seven defeats in seven games so far. However, Cremonese won the most games in Serie B 2021/22: 20, a record for the Grigiorossi in a single Serie B campaign.
Player to Watch: Luca Zanimacchia
Luca Zanimacchia was one of two Cremonese players involved in the most goals in Serie B last season: 13, with eight goals and five assists.
Fiorentina vs Cremonese: Betting Odds & Picks Presented by Bodog
Fiorentina are heavily favoured to win this Serie A clash against Cremonese. Concerning the odds for total goals, the selections for under 3 goals, under 2.5 goals, and more than 3 goals offer favourable returns. Be sure to visit bodog.net for odds on all your favourite sports and be sure to watch this match live on TLN TV at 4:55P!