Torino President Urbano Cairo confirms he has already discussed a renewal with Walter Mazzarri, reassuring the coach “it will happen very soon.”
Simone Zaza might be out for a month with a sprained ankle, as tests reveal the Torino man’s injury is more serious than first expected.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Brescia-Torino, Inter-Verona and Napoli-Genoa.
Torino coach Walter Mazzarri still had warnings for his team even after a 4-0 victory away to Brescia. “We sat back at 2-0 up.”
Fabio Grosso admits his Brescia debut “wasn’t what we all wanted” after a 4-0 defeat to Torino, but defends his decision to substitute Mario Balotelli.
Fabio Grosso had the worst possible debut on the Brescia bench, losing 4-0 at home down to 10 men, as Andrea Belotti and Alex Berenguer braces ended the Torino crisis.
Torino boss Walter Mazzarri has called on his side to show the same hunger against Brescia as they did in the derby with Juventus last week.
The referees for Serie A Week 12 have been announced, with Fabio Maresca given Juventus-Milan on Sunday.
The FIGC has officially applied for Serie A clubs to be awarded five substitutions in matches.
Fabio Grosso has been confirmed as the new coach of Brescia after Eugenio Corini was fired at the weekend, and he is already taking training today.
Lega Serie A has confirmed the dates and times for Week 17 of the League calendar, with Sampdoria-Juventus played early due to the Supercoppa.
Andrea Belotti insists the Torino players are firmly behind coach Walter Mazzarri as “we showed this team are still alive” against Juventus.
Matthijs de Ligt made history, becoming the first foreign player to score his debut Juventus goal in the Derby della Mole.
Matthijs de Ligt was certainly the key figure in the Derby della Mole, as his handling offence prompted Torino penalty appeals and then he scored the Juventus winner.
Andrea Belotti was stunned Torino didn’t receive a penalty for Matthijs de Ligt’s handball in the defeat to Juventus. “I assumed he’d award it.”
Walter Mazzarri is “proud of Torino” after their narrow Derby della Mole defeat to Juventus, “but from now on they must see Bianconeri jerseys on every opponent.”
Torino director general Antonio Comi was pleased with their performance against Juventus, but wants more “consistency” on handball.
Maurizio Sarri maintains Juventus always planned to take the sting out of Torino before winning late on. “This was not a game where we could try to be beautiful.”
Matthijs de Ligt insists he “knew immediately it wasn’t a penalty, because my arms were down” and celebrated his Juventus winner against Torino.
Matthijs de Ligt was the main man in the Derby della Mole, as he risked giving away another penalty and then scored the winner for Juventus.