- Torino ran Sunday, September 18, the visit of Empoli in a match counting for the fourth round of Serie A.
The team coached by Sinisa Mihajlovic showed a nice football in this debut season. However, it failed to manage any positive moments in the match against AC Milan (missing a penalty in the last phase of the game) and not in the last round against Atalanta, losing encounter (1-2) after he managed to open the score. It remains enthusiastic victory in the second round (5-1) obtained in front of the Bologna and, in general, inspiration phase torinezii offensive that they showed in the new season. Sunday’s match will be recorded and Joe Hart debut against Torino fans.
After two defeats in the championship start, the team coached by Giovanni Martusciello broke the ice in the last round when they managed to beat newly promoted Crotone 2-1. Despite recent success in the band Florence has sufficient reasons to fear the movement of this round and that’s because there are seven games lost in a row in Serie A on foreign land. Also, five of these confrontations has failed to score.
- Direct meetings
Despite the poor figures on foreign land, Empoli have felt good in the company of Turin, winning the last three direct meetings (2-1, 1-0 and 1-0) and managed to not lose the previous five.
The hosts have difficulty before this match, Ajeti, Ljajic, Avelar and Belotti being unavailable due to physical problems. The good news is that Maxi Lopez for Sinisa and FALQUE could be recovered until the first whistle of the match against Empoli. Mchedlidze will not play in camp guests.
Torino: Hart – Molinaro, Chestnut, Bovo, Silvestri – Benassi, Basell, Valdifiori – FALQUE, Lopez, Martinez
Empoli: Skorupski – Laurin, Bellusci, Costa Pasqual – Tello, Mauri, Croce – Saponara – Maccarone, Pucciarelli
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