Wednesday, March 21, Empoli and Fiorentina met in the match of the Viareggio Cup, which is held among young players.
During the meeting there was an unpleasant incident – from the stands, which housed the fans of “violets“ was thrown a stone which hit the face of the player Empoli Alessio Giannachi. It is reported that the football player got cut under the eye, but overall his injury is not serious. In addition to stone several times Fiorentina fans threw water bottles on the bench of Empoli.
“The club is disappointed with the events that occurred during a match of the Viareggio Cup with Empoli. Our team condemns all forms of violence in football“, – quotes words of the representative of Fiorentina Football Italia.
The game ended with the score 2:3 in favor of “violets“.
Earlier it was reported that Fiorentina would call a training center in honor of Davide Astori.
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