Watch Juventus vs Torino full match replay and highlight.
This is a match of Italy Serie A 2023/2024, Matchday 8.
Kick off: 16:00 UTC Saturday Oct 7, 2023
Referee: Davide Massa, Italy
Venue: Allianz Stadium, Torino
Juventus vs Torino Full Match Reports
Juventus secured a comfortable 2-0 victory over local rivals Torino, cementing their place in the top four of Serie A (SA) and extending their unbeaten record in home H2H matches to 20 matches (15 wins, 5 draws).
After the team’s heavy defeat against Atalanta in South Africa last time out, sections of Juventus’ fan base were not afraid to criticize the team’s lack of ambition. The Old Lady were aggressive from the start and dominated the first 20 minutes, but Moise Kean’s superb effort was ruled out for offside. This relief allowed Torino to neutralize Juventus’ threat in the final third and gain a foothold into the competition.
The first 30 minutes ended without incident with few clear-cut chances, but the hosts continued to aim for the lead in front of HT. The best chance went to centre-back Grayson Bremer, whose header from close range went just over the crossbar. Torino defended well and entered the first half with a tied score.
Just like in the beginning, Juventus took the lead after the restart, and got off to a good start and broke through in the 51st minute. Torino keeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic misjudged a cross into the penalty area and after a scuffle six yards inside the box, Federico Gatti fired the ball home to give the home team a deserved lead. brought about. Immediately afterward, substitute Arkadiusz Milik doubled his lead with a goal from Filip Kostic’s corner corner.
Facing a two-goal deficit, a comeback for the visitors always looked unlikely, but the Old Lady secured the vital three points in the final 20 minutes, extending their dominant second-half record to 23 points. This proved to be true as they went undefeated. As for Torino, it will be urgent to bounce back against Inter Milan after ending the international break without a win in four games.
Best Player: Federico Gatti (Juventus)