FIRENZE. Torino prevails over Fiorentina 1-0 after A. Miranchuk scored just 1 goal (33′). Fiorentina was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the Stadio Artemio Franchi stadium in Firenze on Saturday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Federico Dionisi with the collaboration of Mauro Vivenzi and Alessandro Cipressa. The 4th official was Ermanno Feliciani. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 4.1 degrees Celsius or 39.36 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
Fiorentina had a strong ball possession 62% while Torino was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Fiorentina had a more offensive attitude with 68 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyway, Torino succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.
Fiorentina shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Torino shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.
Fiorentina received 2 yellow cards (Riccardo Saponara and Alfred Duncan). Regarding the opposition, Torino received 2 yellow cards (Samuele Ricci and Antonio Sanabria).
After this encounter, Fiorentina will stay with 23 points like Juventus and Bologna to sit in the 11th place. Regarding the opposition, Torino will have 26 points to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Fiorentina will host Empoli on the 19th of February with a 10-4 head to head record in favor of Fiorentina (5 draws).
Torino will play away agasint Milan on the 10th of February with a 13-3 head to head stats in favor of Milan (15 draws).
Fiorentina – Formation
Fiorentina started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Vincenzo Italiano decided to play with the following team: Pietro Terracciano, Lorenzo Venuti , Nikola Milenković , Igor Júlio , Cristiano Biraghi , Sofyan Amrabat , Alfred Duncan , Jonathan Ikoné , Giacomo Bonaventura , Riccardo Saponara and Christian Kouamé .
The home team had on the bench: Luca Ranieri, Nicolás González, Tommaso Martinelli, Alessandro Bianco, Rolando Mandragora, Michele Cerofolini, Antonín Barák , Michael Kayode, Dimo Krastev, Aleksa Terzić and Luka Jović .
Fiorentina made 5 changes: Cristiano Biraghi for Aleksa Terzić (46′), Riccardo Saponara for Nicolás González (54′), Sofyan Amrabat for Luka Jović (54′), Alfred Duncan for Antonin Barak (70′) and Giacomo Bonaventura for A. Bianco (87′).
Best player: Nikola Milenković
The player that probably impressed the most for Fiorentina was Nikola Milenković.
His rating iswith 61 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.
Torino – Formation
Torino started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Ivan Juric played with: Vanja Milinković-Savić, Koffi Djidji , Alessandro Buongiorno , Ricardo Rodríguez , Wilfried Singo , Michel Ndary Adopo , Samuele Ricci , Mergim Vojvoda , Aleksei Miranchuk , Nikola Vlašić and Demba Seck .
These were the players on the bench: Matteo Fiorenza, Yann Karamoh, Karol Linetty, Antonio Sanabria , Nemanja Radonjić, Gvidas Gineitis, Ali Dembele, Perr Schuurs, Luca Gemello, David Zima , Ange N’Guessan and Brian Bayeye.
Torino made 3 changes: Michel Adopo for Karol Linetty (69′), Koffi Djidji for David Zima (72′) and Demba Seck for Antonio Sanabria (81′).
Best player: Alessandro Buongiorno
The player that probably impressed the most for Torino was Alessandro Buongiorno even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 20 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 14.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.