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Sassuolo will take to the pitch with visiting opponents Torino at Mapei Stadium-Città del Tricolore in this Serie A game on Friday.
Our Sassuolo v Torino predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Sassuolo will be wanting a better result here following the 2-1 Serie A loss in their previous game against Roma.
In that game, Sassuolo managed 51% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The only player to score for Sassuolo was Filip Đuričić (57'). On the other side, Roma got 17 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Bryan Cristante (37') and Stephan El Shaarawy (91') scored for Roma.
Alessio Dionisi's Sassuolo have hit the target a sum total of 10 times in their preceding six outings. At the other end, the number of goals that they have conceded in that same time is 8.
Analysis of their past results shows that Sassuolo:
- have not beaten Torino in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Torino head into the match following a 4-0 Serie A win to defeat Salernitana in their most recent game.
In that match, Torino had 58% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Torino, goals were scored by Antonio Sanabria (45'), Bremer (65'), Tommaso Pobega (87') and Saša Lukić (91'). At the other end, Salernitana had 8 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Throughout their 6 previous matches, Ivan Jurić's Torino have found the net a total of 7 times, yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Torino:
- are winless against Sassuolo in away games against them for the last 7 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes dating back to 22/12/2018 shows that Sassuolo have won 1 of these games and Torino 3, with the number of drawn matches being 2.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 24 overall at an average of 4 goals per match.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 24 on 17/03/2021 when it ended Torino 3-2 Sassuolo.
In that match, Torino had 49% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 11 of them on target. The scorers were Simone Zaza (77', 92') and Rolando Mandragora (87').
Sassuolo had 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Domenico Berardi (6', 38') scored.
The referee was Maurizio Mariani.
Team News: Sassuolo
Nicolás Schiappacasse (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Pedro Obiang (Heart Condition) and Filippo Romagna (Patella rupture) aren’t available for Sassuolo gaffer Alessio Dionisi.
Team News: Torino
Torino manager Ivan Jurić has not got a full squad to pick from. Armando Izzo (Calf Injury), Ben Lhassine Kone (Bruised Knee), Simone Edera (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Simone Verdi (Muscle Fatigue), Andrea Belotti (Peroneus tendon injury) and Simone Zaza (Knee Injury) can’t be considered.
Our assessment here is that Torino might well have a job on their hands to score against this Sassuolo team who we reckon will gain the upper hand.
That’s why our selection here is for a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 win for Sassuolo at the end of this game.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mapei Stadium-Città del Tricolore (21,525)
Captain: Francesco Magnanelli
Chairman: Carlo Rossi
Manager: Alessio Dionisi
Competitions: Serie A position 9
⭐ Key Man: Filip Đuričić
Regularly taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Filip Đuričić was born in Obrenovac, Serbia. After having made a senior debut playing for SC Heerenveen in the 2009 - 2010 season, the talented Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the Serie A 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 3 appearances.