Bologna triumphs over Torino thanks to Giovanni Fabbian and Joshua Zirkzee

Prior to the international break, Bologna had gone ten games without losing in the Serie A 2023–24 campaign when they were defeated by Fiorentina. Thanks to strikes in the second half from Joshua Zirkzee and Giovanni Fabbian, they defeated Torino 2-0.

Bologna Triumphs Over Torino
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Bologna regained their winning momentum by securing a 2-0 victory against Torino in Serie A, courtesy of second-half goals from Giovanni Fabbian and Joshua Zirkzee. The team had enjoyed an undefeated streak of 10 games before succumbing to Fiorentina just before the international break. Following this win, Bologna has climbed two spots in the league standings and currently sits sixth.

Fabbian opened the scoring for the home team in the 56th minute during Monday’s match. Seizing an opportunity when goalkeeper Luca Gemello ventured out of the box, Fabbian capitalized with a composed finish despite Torino defenders’ attempts to recover.

Zirkzee extended Bologna’s lead with a second goal deep into injury time.

While Torino managed to match Bologna for extended periods, they struggled to find the back of the net. A victory would have marked a significant milestone for Torino, positioning them as only the eighth team in Serie A history to reach 3,000 points. Despite their efforts, Torino remains in the 12th position on the league table.

Bologna performance and stats


Manager: Thiago Motta
Rank 3rd
Win 18
Draw 13
Loss 5
Goals 51-27
Diff 24

Bologna is currently 6th in the Serie A with 21 points.

In the last 13 games, it has won 5 times, drawn 6 times, and lost twice. In its last match, Bologna won 2-0 against Torino.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 15 goals and conceding 10.​