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Where: Juventus Stadium, Turin.
When: Thursday March 13, 20:05 GMT
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Four days after their meeting in Serie A, old rivals Juventus and Fiorentina meet again in the round of 16 in the Europa League on Thursday night.
With the final in Turin this year, the Bianconeri will be eager to continue their European journey but their opponents will be determined to ruin their homecoming party before it even becomes close to a reality.
Fiorentina lost 1-0 at Juve on Sunday which dealt another blow to their chances of qualifying for the Champions League next season, but ultimately given their long-standing rivalry, any opportunity to get the better of the Serie A leaders is one they will look to take with both hands.
Vincenzo Montella was pleased with the spirit shown by his players at the weekend, while striker Alessandro Matri has admitted that he would love to score against his former club, but they will need a significant team effort if they are return to Florence with a strong chance of progression.
Meanwhile, Antonio Conte conceded that while the opposition are now focusing on this competition, his team must continue with their domestic dominance alongside a European run, which will leave him pondering squad rotation in the forthcoming weeks.
With a Twitter jibe aimed at the Viola after the win on Sunday, the visitors will be keen to silence the Turin giants in a competition that undoubtedly matters to both teams this season.
Montella will be boosted by the return of talismanic midfield ace Borja Valero after he missed Sunday’s clash through suspension, although Spanish winger Joaquin is ruled out with injury,
Nevertheless, it promises to be an intriguing battle between two foes, and while they both have a significant chance of winning domestic silverware this season, they will be hopeful of making a splash in Europe too.