Torino - Sassuolo: Small difference between teams in Serie A clash

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Competition: Italy Serie A
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 19:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino (27994 seats)

Season ticket holders at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino haven’t seen too many victories this season, with Torino languishing in the 17th position so far. The guesting Sassuolo will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • Torino has the most dropped points from leading position (23) in Serie A
  • Sassuolo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Torino and Sassuolo should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Torino form and stats

Torino's results here at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino in the Serie A have been very modest with 0 victories, 7 draws and 4 defeats. Torino are slowly digging their own grave here at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in eleven attempts. The last victory here came in the Atalanta match.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu not having conceded a league goal in 249 minutes.

A strong away win for Torino against Cagliari the last match, as Gleison Bremer were on target. Preceding that game was the home draw versus Genoa that ended 0-0.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Torino have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 14 matches with the results: Won six, drawn five and lost three.

There will be little rest for Torino after this match as they are travelling to Lazio for a Serie A game in only four days.

Torino has scored 14 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 19 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Sassuolo form and stats

6 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. That’s the product of Sassuolo playing as the away team in the Serie A this season.

There were no winners in Sassuolo's previous match, a Serie A home game that ended 1-1 vs Bologna (placed 12th). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Crotone at their stadium, the result 2-1.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Sassuolo playing away and similar expectations, we found eight relevant matches. Results were four Sassuolo wins, four draws and zero defeats.

Sassuolo are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 22 times in 12 away games so far. Sassuolo struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 19 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

Torino and Sassuolo have met before this season: Sassuolo - Torino 3-3. Last ten meetings between the teams: Torino won four, Sassuolo won two and four draws. seven games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

TorinoA. Belotti
A. Belotti
11 goals
SassuoloF. Caputo
F. Caputo
10 goals
SassuoloD. Berardi
D. Berardi
8 goals

Torino missing players

Sassuolo missing players

Torino Sassuolo
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
23 11 6 Played P 3 12 23
3 0 0 Won W 2 6 9
11 7 5 Drew D 1 3 8
9 4 1 Lost L 0 3 6
33 14 7 Scored S 7 22 37
41 19 9 Conceded C 3 19 34
87% 73% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 91%
78% 73% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 87%
57% 45% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 58% 57%
43% 45% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 42% 30%
30% 36% 17% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 33% 26%
70% 73% 83% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 74%
22% 27% 17% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 22%
22% 27% 17% Failed to Score F T 0% 8% 13%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 1.9 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 2.2 2.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
11.5 12.1 13.7 Shots (avg) S ( 18.3 13.4 14.2
4 3.8 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.3 5 5
35% 33% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 44% 37% 32%
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • Sassuolo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Torino has the most dropped points from leading position (23) in Serie A
  • Torino have yet to win a game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Inter 22 15 5 2 54 24 11 9 1 1 32 14 11 6 4 1 22 10 30 50
2 Milan 22 15 4 3 45 25 11 6 3 2 24 15 11 9 1 1 21 10 20 49
3 Roma 22 13 4 5 47 35 12 9 3 0 31 13 10 4 1 5 16 22 12 43
4 Lazio 23 13 4 6 38 30 12 7 2 3 18 14 11 6 2 3 20 16 8 43
5 Juventus 21 12 6 3 41 19 10 7 2 1 20 8 11 5 4 2 21 11 22 42
6 Napoli 21 13 1 7 45 21 11 7 1 3 28 10 10 6 0 4 17 11 24 40
7 Atalanta 22 11 7 4 49 29 11 5 3 3 26 16 11 6 4 1 23 13 20 40
8 Sassuolo 23 9 8 6 37 34 11 3 5 3 15 15 12 6 3 3 22 19 3 35
9 Hellas Verona 23 9 7 7 30 26 11 6 2 3 17 11 12 3 5 4 13 15 4 34
10 Sampdoria 23 9 3 11 33 34 11 5 1 5 19 17 12 4 2 6 14 17 -1 30
11 Genoa 23 6 8 9 26 33 12 4 3 5 18 19 11 2 5 4 8 14 -7 26
12 Bologna 23 6 7 10 30 37 11 4 3 4 19 20 12 2 4 6 11 17 -7 25
13 Fiorentina 23 6 7 10 25 35 12 5 4 3 14 11 11 1 3 7 11 24 -10 25
14 Udinese 22 6 6 10 23 31 11 3 3 5 9 12 11 3 3 5 14 19 -8 24
15 Spezia 23 6 6 11 30 41 11 2 3 6 12 19 12 4 3 5 18 22 -11 24
16 Benevento 22 6 6 10 25 42 11 2 4 5 12 21 11 4 2 5 13 21 -17 24
17 Torino 23 3 11 9 33 41 11 0 7 4 14 19 12 3 4 5 19 22 -8 20
18 Cagliari 23 3 6 14 24 41 12 2 3 7 13 21 11 1 3 7 11 20 -17 15
19 Parma 22 2 7 13 15 43 11 1 4 6 3 18 11 1 3 7 12 25 -28 13
20 Crotone 22 3 3 16 23 52 11 3 1 7 14 22 11 0 2 9 9 30 -29 12

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Serie A is the division at the top of the Italian football league system and regarded as one of the top leagues of the world. 20 teams play each other home and away to create a final league table after 380 fixtures. The winners are titled “Campione d’Italia” (Champion of Italy), often referred to as the scudetto.