The goals for Fiorentina were scored by Argentinian defender Gonzalo Rodriguez, midfielder Matos Santos Ryder, and striker American-born Giuseppe Rossi.
ACF Fiorentina dominated the game against the Portuguese soccer club. The Italian club outshot their opponents by seven, 12 to 5. Fiorentina also controlled the ball more than Pacos de Ferreira.
Fiorentina’s next game will be on Sunday for a domestic league game, Serie A, against Atalanta. Fiorentina is currently in fifth place in the Italian soccer league right behind last year’s champions, Juventus FC.
Thursday’s victory against Pacos de Ferreira put ACF Fiorentina tied for first place in Group E of the UEL tournament. The other first place team is FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk from Ukraine who defeated CS Pandurii from Romania on Thursday as well.