Torino and Sampdoria measure forces at Stadio Olimpico di Torino, in a match for the 23rd round of Serie A. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 22-09-2019, Sampdoria won at home by (1 -0). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 03‑04-2019, in a match for Serie A that ended Torino’s victory for (2‑1). The goals of the match were scored by A. Belotti (33 ‘e 45’), for Torino, and M. Gabbiadini (83 ‘), for Sampdoria. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Sampdoria presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 8 wins, 3 draws and 11 losses, the home team is currently in 12th position, with 27 points won. In his last match, he lost with Lecce out by (4-0), after in the previous match he lost by (0‑7) at home, in a match against Atalanta. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 26 suffered; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 23 suffered. For the championship, Torino conquered 11 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 games he played in his stadium. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 22 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 1 comeback.
The Torino comes to this game with a 4-0 defeat in the visit to Lecce, adding the third defeat followed in this competition. In this match against Sampdoria, coach Walter Mazzarri should benefit the movement of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the flanks: Aina and De Silvestri offer great breadth to the team. Striker Andrea Belotti is one of the most dangerous players of this team, very powerful and expert in finishing: he has 9 goals scored. Out of this game are Zaza, Simone Verdi, Baselli and Ansaldi, due to physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 16th position, with 20 points won, after 5 wins, 5 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Sassuolo by (0-0). In the last game, he lost at home against Napoli by (2-4). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 30 suffered; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium, with 20 goals scored and 18 suffered. In his last away game for this competition he lost (5‑1) against Lazio. In its last 10 away matches for the championship, Sampdoria records 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, so it has won 7 points in 30 possible. In their matches for the league as a visitor, the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (4 in 12 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. This is a team that marks few times is primeiro and that only managed to open the scoring in 4 of its last 22 games for Serie A, of these 4 it reached the break in advantage in 1 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 3. In 22 games in this competition, only got 2 comebacks in the 14 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 10 home games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 4 of his 9 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Sampdoria arrives at this unmotivated game, after a 2×4 defeat, at the reception at Naples, adding in this way the third game followed without tasting the taste of victory: the team’s goals were scored by Quagliarella and Gabbiadini. In this game away from home, coach Claudio Ranieri is expected to play 4-4-2, favoring the low block and counterattacks by the flanks. Even so, it is important to keep in mind that Sampdoria has several defensive gaps. At the individual level we highlight Quagliarella, with 6 goals scored. For this match, the coach cannot count on Ferrari, Depaoli and Jankto, all with physical problems.