2018–19 ACF Fiorentina season

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Fiorentina
2018–19 season
PresidentMario Cognigni
ManagerStefano Pioli
(until 9 April 2019)
Vincenzo Montella
(from 10 April 2019)
StadiumStadio Artemio Franchi
Serie A10th
Coppa ItaliaSemi-finals
Top goalscorerLeague:
Marco Benassi (7)

All:
Federico Chiesa (12)
2019–20 →

The 2018–19 season is the 92nd season in ACF Fiorentina's history and their 81st in the top-flight of Italian football. Having finished 8th the previous season, Fiorentina were originally to compete only in Serie A and in the Coppa Italia.

The season is coach Stefano Pioli's second in charge of the club.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

Last updated on 7 April 2019
Appearances include league matches only
No. Name Nat Position(s) Date of birth (Age at end of season) Signed from Signed in Contract ends Apps. Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Alban Lafont France GK (1999-01-23) 23 January 1999 (age 20) France Toulouse 2018 2023 27 0
23 Pietro Terracciano Italy GK (1990-03-08) 8 March 1990 (age 29) Italy Empoli 2019 2019 2 0
Defenders
2 Vincent Laurini France RB (1989-06-10) 10 June 1989 (age 29) Italy Empoli 2017 2020 35 0
3 Cristiano Biraghi Italy LB (1992-09-01) 1 September 1992 (age 26) Italy Pescara 2017 2021 64 2
4 Nikola Milenković Serbia CB (1997-10-12) 12 October 1997 (age 21) Serbia Partizan 2017 2022 43 2
5 Federico Ceccherini Italy CB (1992-05-11) 11 May 1992 (age 26) Italy Crotone 2018 2022 12 0
15 Maximiliano Olivera Uruguay CB / LB (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 27) Uruguay Peñarol 2016 2021 25 0
16 Dávid Hancko Slovakia CB (1997-12-13) 13 December 1997 (age 21) Slovakia Žilina 2018 2023 4 0
20 Germán Pezzella Argentina CB (1991-06-27) 27 June 1991 (age 27) Spain Real Betis 2017 2022 61 3
31 Vitor Hugo Brazil CB (1991-05-20) 20 May 1991 (age 27) Brazil Palmeiras 2017 2021 45 1
Midfielders
6 Christian Nørgaard Denmark DM / CM / AM (1994-03-10) 10 March 1994 (age 25) Denmark Brøndby 2018 2022 5 0
8 Gerson Brazil CM / AM (1997-05-20) 20 May 1997 (age 21) Italy Roma 2018 2019 29 3
14 Bryan Dabo Burkina Faso CM (1992-02-13) 13 February 1992 (age 27) France Saint-Étienne 2018 2021 27 2
17 Jordan Veretout France CM (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 26) England Aston Villa 2017 2021 63 13
19 Cristóbal Montiel Spain AM / LW (2000-04-11) 11 April 2000 (age 19) Italy Youth Sector 2019 1 0
24 Marco Benassi Italy CM (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 24) Italy Torino 2017 2022 61 12
26 Edimilson Fernandes Switzerland CM / AM / RM (1996-04-15) 15 April 1996 (age 23) England West Ham United 2018 2019 24 2
Forwards
9 Giovanni Simeone Argentina CF / ST (1995-07-05) 5 July 1995 (age 23) Italy Genoa 2017 2022 69 20
10 Marko Pjaca Croatia LW / RW / CF (1995-05-06) 6 May 1995 (age 23) Italy Juventus 2018 2019 19 1
11 Kevin Mirallas Belgium RW / LW / SS (1987-10-05) 5 October 1987 (age 31) England Everton 2018 2019 21 2
25 Federico Chiesa Italy AM / RW (1997-10-25) 25 October 1997 (age 21) Italy Youth Sector 2016 2022 93 15
27 Martin Graiciar Czech Republic CF / SS (1999-04-11) 11 April 1999 (age 20) Czech Republic Slovan Liberec 2017 2022 0 0
28 Dušan Vlahović Serbia CF (2000-01-28) 28 January 2000 (age 19) Serbia Partizan 2018 2023 6 0
29 Luis Muriel Colombia CF / ST (1991-04-16) 16 April 1991 (age 28) Spain Sevilla 2019 2019 12 6
Players transferred during the season
7 Valentin Eysseric France AM / LW (1992-03-25) 25 March 1992 (age 27) France Nice 2017 2021 29 1
21 Riccardo Sottil Italy LW / RW / SS (1999-06-03) 3 June 1999 (age 19) Italy Youth Sector 2018 2 0
23 Sebastián Cristóforo Uruguay CM (1993-08-23) 23 August 1993 (age 25) Spain Sevilla 2017 2021 22 0
34 Kevin Diks Netherlands RB / CB / LB (1996-10-06) 6 October 1996 (age 22) Netherlands Vitesse 2016 2021 2 0
69 Bartłomiej Drągowski Poland GK (1997-08-19) 19 August 1997 (age 21) Poland Jagiellonia Białystok 2016 2021 7 0
77 Cyril Théréau France CF / ST (1983-04-24) 24 April 1983 (age 36) Italy Udinese 2017 2020 22 5

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Player Age Moving from Fee Notes Source
30 May 2018 DF Argentina Germán Pezzella 26 Spain Real Betis €10M Option to buy exercised [1]
14 June 2018 DF Slovakia Dávid Hancko 20 Slovakia Žilina €3.5M [2]
1 July 2018 FW Uruguay Jaime Báez 23 Italy Pescara Free Loan return
1 July 2018 DF Netherlands Kevin Diks 21 Netherlands Feyenoord Free Loan return
1 July 2018 FW United States Joshua Pérez 20 Italy Livorno Free Loan return
1 July 2018 MF Colombia Carlos Sánchez 32 Spain Espanyol Free Loan return
1 July 2018 MF Uruguay Andrés Schetino 24 Denmark Esbjerg fB Free Loan return
1 July 2018 FW Norway Rafik Zekhnini 20 Norway Rosenborg Free Loan return
1 July 2018 DF Italy Lorenzo Venuti 23 Italy Benevento Free Loan return
2 July 2018 GK France Alban Lafont 19 France Toulouse €8.5M [3]
13 July 2018 DF Italy Federico Ceccherini 26 Italy Crotone Undisclosed [4]
28 January 2019 MF Poland Szymon Żurkowski 21 Poland Górnik Zabrze €3.7M Player will remain with current club until the end of the season [5]

Loans in[edit]

Date Pos. Player Age Moving from Fee Notes Source
20 July 2018 MF Brazil Gerson 21 Italy Roma Loan [6]
4 August 2018 FW Belgium Kevin Mirallas 30 England Everton Loan Loan with an option to buy [7]
7 August 2018 FW Croatia Marko Pjaca 23 Italy Juventus €2M €2M loan with a €20M option to buy [8]
13 August 2018 MF Switzerland Edimilson Fernandes 22 England West Ham United €1M €1M loan with an €8M option to buy [9]
2 January 2019 FW Colombia Luis Muriel 27 Spain Sevilla Loan Loan with an option to buy [10]

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Player Age Moving to Fee Notes Source
7 June 2018 DF Portugal Bruno Gaspar 25 Portugal Sporting CP €5M [11]
15 June 2018 DF Serbia Nenad Tomović 30 Italy Chievo €2.5M Option to buy exercised [12]
1 July 2018 MF Croatia Milan Badelj 29 Unattached Free End of contract [13]
1 July 2018 MF Portugal Gil Dias 21 France Monaco Free Loan return [14]
1 July 2018 FW Italy Simone Lo Faso 20 Italy Palermo Free Loan return
1 July 2018 FW Italy Diego Falcinelli 27 Italy Sassuolo Free Loan return
1 July 2018 GK Italy Marco Sportiello 26 Italy Atalanta Free Loan return [15]
9 August 2018 FW United States Joshua Pérez 20 United States Los Angeles FC Undisclosed [16]
9 August 2018 MF Colombia Carlos Sánchez 32 England West Ham United €4.45M [17]

Loans out[edit]

Date Pos. Player Age Moving to Fee Notes Source
9 August 2018 FW Uruguay Jaime Báez 23 Italy Cosenza Loan [18]
9 August 2018 MF Uruguay Andrés Schetino 24 Italy Cosenza Loan [19]
16 August 2018 DF Bulgaria Petko Hristov 19 Italy Ternana Loan [20]
17 August 2018 MF Italy Riccardo Saponara 26 Italy Sampdoria Loan Loan with an option to buy [21]
17 August 2018 DF Italy Lorenzo Venuti 23 Italy Lecce Loan [22]
25 August 2018 DF Italy Luca Zanon 22 Italy Siena Loan [23]
31 August 2018 MF Uruguay Sebastián Cristóforo 25 Spain Getafe Loan Loan with an option to buy [24]
31 January 2019 DF Netherlands Kevin Diks 22 Italy Empoli Loan 18-month loan [25]
31 January 2019 MF France Valentin Eysseric 26 France Nantes Loan [26]
31 January 2019 FW France Cyril Théréau 35 Italy Cagliari Loan [27]

Pre-season and friendlies[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Serie A[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
9 Sampdoria 33 14 6 13 53 44 +9 48
10 Cagliari 33 10 10 13 32 44 −12 40[a]
11 Fiorentina 33 8 16 9 47 41 +6 40[a]
12 Sassuolo 33 8 14 11 47 52 −5 38
13 SPAL 33 10 8 15 34 47 −13 38
Updated to match(es) played on 22 April 2019. Source: Serie A, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw. (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played).[28]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Cagliari are ahead of Fiorentina on head-to-head points: Cagliari 2–1 Fiorentina, Fiorentina 1–1 Cagliari

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
33 8 16 9 47 41  +6 40 5 8 3 25 17  +8 3 8 6 22 24  −2

Last updated: 20 April 2019.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by round[edit]

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH
ResultDWWLWLWLDDDDDLDWWLDDWDDWDLDLDDLDL
Position10835353766891012121071010109910991010101010101010
Updated to match(es) played on 20 April 2019. Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

Coppa Italia[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Serie A Coppa Italia
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK France Alban Lafont 31 0 28 0 3 0
23 GK Italy Pietro Terracciano 2 0 2 0 0 0
33 GK Italy Federico Brancolini 0 0 0 0 0 0
67 GK Italy Simone Ghidotti 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF France Vincent Laurini 15 0 8+5 0 0+2 0
3 DF Italy Cristiano Biraghi 34 1 31 1 3 0
4 DF Serbia Nikola Milenković 31 2 28 2 3 0
5 DF Italy Federico Ceccherini 14 0 9+4 0 1 0
15 DF Uruguay Maximiliano Olivera 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 DF Slovakia Dávid Hancko 4 0 2+2 0 0 0
20 DF Argentina Germán Pezzella 30 2 28 2 2 0
31 DF Brazil Vitor Hugo 29 0 23+3 0 3 0
Midfielders
6 MF Denmark Christian Nørgaard 5 0 4+1 0 0 0
8 MF Brazil Gerson 33 3 25+5 3 1+2 0
14 MF Burkina Faso Bryan Dabo 20 1 3+15 1 1+1 0
17 MF France Jordan Veretout 31 5 28 5 3 0
19 MF Spain Cristóbal Montiel 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
24 MF Italy Marco Benassi 30 9 24+3 7 3 2
26 MF Switzerland Edimilson Fernandes 27 2 19+5 2 2+1 0
Forwards
9 FW Argentina Giovanni Simeone 35 8 24+8 6 0+3 2
10 FW Croatia Marko Pjaca 19 1 8+11 1 0 0
11 FW Belgium Kevin Mirallas 24 2 10+12 2 2 0
25 FW Italy Federico Chiesa 34 12 29+2 6 3 6
28 FW Serbia Dušan Vlahović 7 0 1+6 0 0 0
29 FW Colombia Luis Muriel 16 8 12+1 6 3 2
Players transferred out during the season
7 MF France Valentin Eysseric 8 0 4+4 0 0 0
21 FW Italy Riccardo Sottil 2 0 0+2 0 0 0
69 GK Poland Bartłomiej Drągowski 3 0 2+1 0 0 0
77 FW France Cyril Théréau 2 0 0+2 0 0 0

Last updated: 17 April 2019
Source: Competitions

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Serie A Coppa Italia Total
1 25 FW Italy Federico Chiesa 6 6 12
2 24 MF Italy Marco Benassi 7 2 9
3 9 FW Argentina Giovanni Simeone 6 2 8
29 FW Colombia Luis Muriel 6 2 8
5 17 MF France Jordan Veretout 5 0 5
6 8 MF Brazil Gerson 3 0 3
7 4 DF Serbia Nikola Milenković 2 0 2
11 FW Belgium Kevin Mirallas 2 0 2
20 DF Argentina Germán Pezzella 2 0 2
26 MF Switzerland Edimilson Fernandes 2 0 2
11 3 DF Italy Cristiano Biraghi 1 0 1
10 FW Croatia Marko Pjaca 1 0 1
14 MF Burkina Faso Bryan Dabo 1 0 1
Own goal 2 0 2
Totals 46 12 58

Last updated: 7 April 2019

Clean sheets[edit]

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Serie A Coppa Italia Total
1 1 GK France Alban Lafont 7* 1 8
2 69 GK Poland Bartłomiej Drągowski 1* 0 1
Totals 7 1 8

* Includes one shared clean sheet against Udinese.

Last updated: 7 April 2019

Disciplinary record[edit]

No. Pos Nat Name Serie A Coppa Italia Total
Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card
1 GK France Alban Lafont 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
2 DF France Vincent Laurini 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
3 DF Italy Cristiano Biraghi 7 0 0 1 0 0 8 0 0
4 DF Serbia Nikola Milenković 7 1 0 1 0 0 8 1 0
5 DF Italy Federico Ceccherini 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
20 DF Argentina Germán Pezzella 5 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0
31 DF Brazil Vitor Hugo 7 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 1
7 MF France Valentin Eysseric 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8 MF Brazil Gerson 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
14 MF Burkina Faso Bryan Dabo 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
17 MF France Jordan Veretout 11 0 0 1 0 0 12 0 0
24 MF Italy Marco Benassi 5 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 1
26 MF Switzerland Edimilson Fernandes 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 1 0
9 FW Argentina Giovanni Simeone 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10 FW Croatia Marko Pjaca 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 FW Belgium Kevin Mirallas 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
25 FW Italy Federico Chiesa 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
29 FW Colombia Luis Muriel 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
77 FW France Cyril Théréau 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals 76 2 2 8 0 0 84 2 2

Last updated: 7 April 2019

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