Shankland's ready for Fiorentina test

11 December 2022

Our latest UEFA Europa Conference League clash in Group A has brought the Jambos to the Tuscan capital, a week on from our 3-0 defeat to the Seria A side at Tynecastle.
Shankland is well aware of where Hearts went wrong against I Viola, and pinpointed what would be required if the Jambos are to secure a result in Firenze tomorrow.
“I don’t think we showed them too much respect. Obviously, they’re a very good team and they played really well when they came to Tynecastle last week,” he told the press in his pre-match media conference.
“As the gaffer said: I don’t think we executed our game plan as well as we could have. Tomorrow night is a fresh game for us Hopefully we can start the game better. They suffered a heavy defeat on Monday night, which is proof they can lose goals.
“If you attack them in the right ways, you can get at them. We’ve done our analysis on them to see what we can try and do so hopefully it all comes together.”