Torino and Genoa face at Stadio Olimpico di Torino, in a match for the 19th round of Serie A. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 3 and tied 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium, on 12-22-2016, for Serie A, Torino won by (1-0). A. Belotti (49 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 10th and 15th of the league table, it is actually a match between the 13th ranked in home games and the 8th as a visitor.
After 5 wins, 9 draws and 4 losses, the home team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 24 points won. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against SPAL by (2-2), after in the previous match they have lost (1-3) at home, against Napoli. This is a team that usually gets more positive results in away matches than at home, since they have won 14 points in away matches and 10 at their stadium, with 13 goals scored and 16 conceded in away matches, against 12 goals scored and 11 conceded at home. For the championship, Torino won 10 points out of 24 possible, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in the last 8 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 18 matches in this competition, they only won 1 comeback in the 9 matches they suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 10 of their 21 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Torino is making a very interesting first part of the season, staying in a good position in the Italian championship, in addition to still playing the Italian Cup. But in the last match for the Italian championship the locals added a tie to two balls in the field of the SPAL. In the last game at home, Torino lost against Naples by 1-3.
In this game against Genoa coach Siniša Mihajlović should keep the team in 4-3-3, benefiting possession of the ball and organized attacks, mainly through the right flank. Iago Falqué is one of the most dangerous players on the attack front of Torino, being very fast and competent in transporting the ball into attack. In addition, this player is the best marker of the home team, with 7 goals scored. Everything indicates that injuries are not a problem for this game.
The away team is currently in the 15 th position of the league, with 17 points won, after 4 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Fiorentina, by (0-0). In the last match, they won in a home match against Benevento, by (1-0). This is a team that usually gets more positive results in away matches than at home, since they have won 12 points in away matches and 5 at their stadium, with 5 goals scored and 5 conceded in away matches, against 10 goals scored and 17 conceded at home. For the league, Genoa won 12 points out of 27 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 9 home matches. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (5 out of 9 matches). In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 8 of the last 9 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 18 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 away matches for all competitions: they have suffered 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Genoa has not managed to maintain a consistency in its results this season and that has hurt the team in the competition. In spite of the last triumph over the Benevento, it is important to emphasize that the outsiders no longer won there were three matches in a row in several competitions. However, Genoa has maintained good results away from home: it does not add any snub to three consecutive games.
Coach Davide Ballardini acts with three players on defense, five in the midfield and two in the attack, with Pandev and Taarabt being the most advanced players on the team: the first is one of the best finalists in Genoa, with 2 goals scored. It is important to point out that this training has presented several weaknesses when finalizing the goal opportunities created. For this game the coach can not count on the injured Spolli.
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