Going through its worst moment of the season, Torino faces Sampdoria this Saturday, February 8, fulfilling the table of the twenty-third round of the 2019/2020 version of the Italian Championship.
The meeting will take place at the Olympic stadium in Turin. The start is scheduled for 14h (Brasília time).
There are 38 scheduled matches for the Italian version of Serie A. At the end of the program, the first four places will win a place in the next edition of the Champions League.
Anyone who finishes in fifth and sixth places will be entitled to participate in the Europa League. The three worst are relegated to Serie B, the Second Division of the Italian Championship.
◾️In the last four matches, Torino lost three times and drew once, but left the field defeated on all occasions.
◾️That is because after the equality, by 2 to 2, with Milan, for the quarterfinals of the Cup of Italy, to have been beaten, by 2 to 0, in the extension, being left out of the dispute of the tournament.
◾️In the three defeats in regulation time, two were real massacres. For the Italian Championship, he was beaten 7-0 at home by Atalanta and led 4-0 by Lecce, who is fighting against relegation.
◾️Staying at 27 points (eight wins, three draws and 11 losses), he fell to twelfth position in the leaderboard, seeing the distance to Cagliari, sixth place and last team in the region that grants the right to participate in international competitions in next season, rise to five points.
◾️The recent campaign naturally led to a change of coach.
◾️On Tuesday, February 4, Walter Mazzari was released. Moreno Longo, who coached Frosinone in 2018, took over.
◾️Sampdoria is also in bad shape. However, it has been worse.
◾️In the last three rounds, he scored only one point (a draw and two defeats) out of the nine he played.
◾️At least he has managed to stay out of the relegation zone, which he attended for much of the first round.
◾️With 20 points (five wins, five draws and 12 losses), he occupies the sixteenth position on the leaderboard.
◾️They have four points ahead in comparison with Genoa, eighteenth place and first team in the region of the sticking.
◾️As a visitor, performance is lower.
◾️It is the fourth worst in Serie A by that criterion.
◾️Of the 30 points he played in column two, he returned home with seven (two wins, one draw and seven losses) having scored nine goals and conceded 21.
Football Prediction of the Day Torino vs Sampdoria
Stopping the losing streak should be the number one priority for the new Torino coach.
In the case of Sampdoria, avoiding losing has been the only goal throughout the season. Pursuing victory is a luxury.
Thus, the prognosis in the tie seems to be the best guess for this Saturday’s match for the twenty-third round of the 2019/20202 version of the Italian Championship.