TORINO. Napoli conquers Torino 1-0 after F. Ruiz scored just 1 goal (73′). Napoli capitalized on its better ball possession (57%).
L. Insigne squandered a penalty (60′) for Napoli.
The match was played at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino stadium in Torino on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Alessandro Prontera with the assistance of Stefano Liberti and Stefano Del Giovane. The 4th official was Niccolò Baroni. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.6 degrees Celsius or 60.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
Napoli was in firm control of the ball 57% while Torino was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Napoli was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Napoli won the encounter.
Torino shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. Talking about the opposition, Napoli shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Torino received 2 yellow cards (M. Vojvoda and W. Singo). On the opposite side, Napoli received 3 yellow cards (D. Mertens, H. Lozano and A. Z. Anguissa).
After playing this match, Torino will stay with 47 points like Sassuolo to hold in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Napoli will have 73 points to hold in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Torino will play away against Hellas Verona on the 14th of May with a 6-3 head to head statistic in favor of Torino (8 draws).
Napoli will host Genoa on the 15th of May with a 16-7 head to head record in favor of Napoli (8 draws).
Torino – Formation
Torino started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Ivan Juric decided to play with the following team: .
Torino could not rely on the presence of K. Djidji (injured).
Torino made 5 changes: M. Vojvoda for C. Ansaldi (66′), R. Mandragora for T. Pobega (66′), S. Ricci for K. Linetty (66′), A. Izzo for K. Djidji (70′) and J. Brekalo for P. Pellegri (81′).
Napoli – Formation
Napoli started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Luciano Spalletti played with: .
Napoli made 5 changes: H. Lozano for M. Politano (68′), D. Mertens for P. Zielinski (68′), L. Insigne for E. Elmas (77′), F. Ruiz for D. Demme (77′) and V. Osimhen for A. Petagna (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.