Juventus vs. Torino: 6 Things We Learned

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Juventus vs. Torino: 6 Things We Learned
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The match ended as it has since 2008: with a win for Juventus. Again, Torino failed to score against against them, a drought now dating 12 years. The derby is the oldest in Italy and also the most lopsided, and Juventus may regard Fiorentina, the team that inflicted their only loss in Serie A, as a bigger rival. Those two face each other in two weeks.

This wasn’t a classic. Both teams traded chances, and like any derby, there were needless fouls and shouts for a penalty.

Juventus dropped off in the second half and almost invited Torino to tie the match. Not often do they give opponents so much respect at their own stadium, let a lone a team with such a miserable record against them.

“It is rare to see Juventus struggle so much in this stadium, as they put three goals past Milan, Roma and Inter here,” Torino manager Giampiero Ventura told Sky Sport Italia (h/t Football Italia) after the match.

Here are the six things to take away from the derby.

 

All stats compiled by the good people at WhoScored.com.

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