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Fiorentina aims to dent Roma's title ambitions

Florence, Italy (SportsNetwork.com) - Roma will attempt to keep its faint title hopes alive on Saturday with a win at fourth-place Fiorentina, which is also clinging to an ambition of its own.Roma hits the road for Saturday's match facing an eight-point gap between itself and leaders Juventus with five games to play, so the club cannot afford to drop points the rest of the way.Rudi Garcia's men have won their last seven games to stay close to Juve, but an eighth straight win won't be easy against a motivated Fiorentina side.The Viola has won back-to-back games but the team is nine points back of third-place Napoli, making a top-three finish unlikely.Napoli visits bottom-half Udinese in an attempt to move a step closer to sealing third place with the club having won three of its last four games in Serie A.Juventus can move a bit closer to clinching its third straight Scudetto with a home win over relegation-battling Bologna, which sits three points clear of the drop zone.Bologna has ear...

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