Fiorentina vs Lecce Prediction: Serie A Match | 27.08.2023

The action in Italy’s top-flight continues this weekend, as two sides that started the season with a victory will lock horns. Fiorentina will have home advantage as they bid to remain top of the standings when they come up against Lecce.


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Fiorentina made a pleasing start to the new season, as they put last season’s European disappointment behind them with a win on matchday one. The Italian side was excellent at both ends of the field, but particularly in the final third, as they netted three times in the opening 40 minutes.

Cristiano Biraghi opened the scoring after five minutes, before Giacomo Bonaventura extended that advantage just six minutes later. A fourth effort was added by Fiorentina in the second period to completely take the game away from Genoa. It was a memorable opening night with for Fiorentina, as they haven’t scored four or more goals across their opening two matches since the 2018-19 season. Fiorentina have also won each of their last three home matches. This is their longest winning sequence in front of their home fans since landing five victories on the bounce in 2021.

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Lecce should be a challenging opponent for Fiorentina this weekend, as they also come into this match after landing victory on the opening day of the season. Their win on matchday one was a huge shock for many, as they landed a 2-1 success against Lazio in front of their home fans. 

It was an excellent response by Lecce, as they scored twice in the final five minutes to turn the game on its head. Lecce could go their opening two matches in a Serie A season without defeat for just the third time in their history. However, they have never previously won each of their opening two games to start the season. 

Fiorentina vs Lecce Head to Head 

Lecce have landed nine wins in their previous 30 matches against Fiorentina in Serie A. That record means that they have recorded the second-most wins against their rivals than they have against any other team in the top-flight. 

Fiorentina vs Lecce Prediction 

This will be a fascinating showdown between these sides have both started the new season with impressive displays on matchday one. However, we expect Fiorentina to continue their hot streak on the opening weekends of the season in front of their home fans.

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