Viola top of Europa group
Marcos’ Viola side beat PAOK Salonika 1-0 on Thursday night to take a maximum nine points from their opening three Europa League games.
Juan Vargas’ left-footed shot from the centre of the box proved enough to win the game and give Fiorentina the perfect start to their European campaign.
Alonso travels to Milan for this weekend’s fixture with AC Milan at the San Siro before he returns to Florence to prepare for Wednesday night’s game with Udinese.
1 Fiorentina P 3 GD 7 PTS 9
2 Guingamp P 3 GD -1 PTS 4
3 PAOK Salonika P 3 GD 2 PTS 3
4 Dinamo Minsk P 3 GD -8 PTS 1