Fiorentina 0-0 Napoli: Big defensive display earns the Viola a point

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Fiorentina were held to 0-0 draw by Napoli down on Sunday at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Fiorentina wanted to improve their league standing after a scoreless draw against Empoli in their previous match. Napoli were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against AC Monza and Hellas Verona. After today’s result, Fiorentina and Napoli currently occupy 9th and 1st spots in the table, with 5 points and 7 points respectively after 3 matches.

Substitutions for Fiorentina included Christian Kouame, Youssef Maleh, Igor, Riccardo Saponara and Aleksa Terzic for Jonathan Ikone, Giacomo Bonaventura, Lucas Martinez, Riccardo Sottil and Cristiano Biraghi, repectively. Napoli brought on Eljif Elmas, Giacomo Raspadori, Matteo Politano, Giovanni Simeone and Tanguy Ndombele, to replace Piotr Zielinski, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, Hirving Lozano, Victor Osimhen and Stanislav Lobotka.

There were bookings for Lucas Martinez and Luka Jovic from Fiorentina. For Napoli, Andre Zambo Anguissa, Giacomo Raspadori and Tanguy Ndombele saw yellow.

Fiorentina will play their next fixture away against Udinese, while Napoli will face Lecce at home.

Technical card:
Fiorentina:Pierluigi Gollini, Dodo, Nikola Milenkovic, Lucas Martinez (Igor, min.69), Cristiano Biraghi (Aleksa Terzic, min.80), Sofyan Amrabat, Giacomo Bonaventura (Youssef Maleh, min.69), Antonin Barak, Riccardo Sottil (Riccardo Saponara, min.80), Jonathan Ikone (Christian Kouame, min.60) and Luka Jovic
Napoli:Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Min-jae Kim, Amir Rrahmani, Mario Rui, Hirving Lozano (Matteo Politano, min.71), Piotr Zielinski (Eljif Elmas, min.61), Andre Zambo Anguissa, Stanislav Lobotka (Tanguy Ndombele, min.78), Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Giacomo Raspadori, min.61) and Victor Osimhen (Giovanni Simeone, min.78)
Stadium:Stadio Artemio Franchi