Grasshoppers – Fiorentina will succeed in Swiss surprise 100th match in the Champions League?

Grasshoppers Zurich (Switzerland) will face Fiorentina (Italy) in the match counting for a place in the Europa League. This match promises to be very balanced and will take place Thursday, 08.22.2013, starting at 22:00 on Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich.

Grasshoppers:
– Going through a very good form in the domestic championship, ranking the third place with nine points to their name;
– Comes after winning the Cup against Team Switzerland Kriens 1-0;
– In the championship ended in a draw 0-0 the last two matches;
– Reached this stage of the competition after being eliminated in the second qualifying round of the Champions League by Lyon team, score 0: 2 in general;
– From 2003 until now, the team coached by Michael Skibbe has now managed to reach the group stages twice: in 2006/07 and in 2007/08;
– Is the 100th match in the competition;
– Michael Skibbe has all the important players, as there unavailable to them thwarting;

Fiorentina:
– No matches in the domestic championship, the first phase is scheduled until later this week;
– Has played four friendlies this summer, all these games is finished with a large number of goals;
– Finished fourth in Serie A last season;
– The best performance of the team in recent Europa League semi-final was the 2007/08 season;
– Has a positive balance in this competition, winning 20 matches and losing only 14 so far;
– Expects much from a winner of the previous edition of the Champions League, Mario Gomez, who signed with Fiorentina player this summer;