Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella has defended forward Mario Gomez after he again drew a blank in Sunday's 0-0 draw with Genoa.
Gomez, criticised for his recent display in Germany's friendly defeat to Argentina, is still searching for his first goal of the campaign.
The 29-year-old missed several opportunities to open his account before being substituted by Montella after less than an hour.
"He just needs a goal," the coach told Gazzetta dello Sport. "It didn't come today, so it will have to come...