Fiorentina vs West Ham United Preview and Prediction.
The UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League frequently receive disdain from supporters of larger clubs. They might not view these contests as having much significance. The opportunity for these champions to continue competing in Europe is enormous though. The final will feature a matchup between Fiorentina and West Ham United this week.
Over thirty years have passed since Fiorentina last participated in a European championship. They were defeated by Juventus in the 1990 UEFA Cup final. La Viola has a fantastic opportunity to continue playing continental football and achieving their goals.
Last summer’s high spending put David Moyes under pressure to produce results. His position has come under intense scrutiny in the absence of those, and many people think he might be let go at the end of the current campaign. If that were the case, the Scotsman would like to help West Ham end a protracted trophy drought that dates back to their 1980 FA Cup victory.
Many of Vincenzo Italiano’s key players will rejoin the team after their recent Serie A rest. The backup goalkeeper, Salvatore Sirigu, appears to be out with an injury, but Nico Gonzalez should start after certifying healthy.
Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Terracciano; Dodo, Martinez Quarta, Milenkovic, Biraghi; Amrabat, Mandragora; Gonzalez, Bonaventura, Ikone; Cabral
West Ham United
Before selecting his starting eleven for the Prague final, David Moyes will make numerous changes. The in-demand Declan Rice and Michail Antonio are among the players who are routinely starting. The other two might be Tomas Soucek and Vladimir Coufal, who have both recently visited their native countries.
Probable Lineup (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Kehrer, Aguerd, Zouma, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Paqueta, Benrahma; Antonio
Fiorentina 1-2 West Ham United
Whether or not the tournament was of a high caliber, the championship game promises to be a thrilling matchup between two powerful teams.
As a result, the prediction is that the Hammers will win this championship by a small margin.