TORINO. Napoli defeats Torino 1-0 after F. Ruiz scored just 1 goal (73′). Napoli took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).
L. Insigne missed 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 who was helped by Stefano Liberti and Stefano Del Giovane. The 4th official was Niccolò Baroni. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.6 degrees Celsius or 60.1 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.
Napoli was in firm control of the ball 58% while Torino was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Napoli was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Napoli won the match.
Torino shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Napoli shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Torino received 2 yellow cards (M. Vojvoda and W. Singo). On the other side, Napoli received 2 yellow cards (D. Mertens and H. Lozano).
After playing this match, Torino will stay with 47 points to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, Napoli will have 70 points to stay in the 3rd place.
Napoli will host Genoa on the 15th of May with a 16-7 head to head statistic in favor of Napoli (6 draws).
Torino: Formation and Lineups
Torino started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Ivan Juric chose to play with the following team: Etrit Berisha , Armando Izzo , Bremer , Ricardo Rodríguez , Wilfried Singo , Samuele Ricci , Rolando Mandragora , Mergim Vojvoda , Dennis Praet , Josip Brekalo and Andrea Belotti .
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′).
Best player: Etrit Berisha
The player that probably impressed the most for Torino was the goalkeeper: Etrit Berisha. His rating is 7.83. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 5 saves.
Napoli: Formation and Lineups
Napoli started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Luciano Spalletti played with: David Ospina , Giovanni Di Lorenzo , Amir Rrahmani , Kalidou Koulibaly , Mário Rui , André Zambo Anguissa , Fabián Ruiz , Hirving Lozano , Dries Mertens , Lorenzo Insigne and Victor Osimhen .
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′).
Top player: Fabián Ruiz
Probably the most impressive player in Napoli was Fabián Ruiz.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 54 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
Results of the day
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