Our prediction for this Serie A match:
Sparkles will be flying when Juventus and Torino go head to head at Allianz Stadium in the Turin derby. The Bianconeri played out a boring goalless draw with Atalanta at the weekend and, no doubt, they will give 100% to return to winning ways this weekend. Left winger Filip Kostic is pushing for a start, while all Arkadiusz Milik, Dusan Vlahovic, Alex Sandro, and Mattia De Sciglio remain in the recovery room. With the two important attackers being sidelined with injuries, Moise Keane is widely expected to lead the line for the hosts.
Il Toro, on the other hand, aim to put an end to their three-game winless run in the Italian top flight. Torino failed to impress in a goalless draw with Verona on Monday evening, which is probably the main reason why we are going to put our money on “The Old Lady”. Saba Sazonov has joined the likes of David Zima, Mihai Popa, and Koffi Djidji in the recovery room, with Adrien Tameze likely to step up.
Highlighted Player (Weston McKennie):
After starting his youth career at FC Dallas, Weston McKennie moved to Germany in the summer of 2016, signing a contract with Bundesliga side Schalke 04. The American footballer made his Bundesliga debut on May 20, 2017, coming as a substitute in the 77th minute of the match.
The talented midfielder scored his first goal in the German elite division on August 6, 2018 in a 2-0 win at Fortuna Dusseldorf. Speaking of his international career, the Schalke footballer made his debut with United States of America on November 14, 2017 in a friendly against Portugal, finding the net on his debut.
Weston McKennie has two caps for the USA U20 team as well. His main position is central midfield, but he used as both defensive and attacking midfielder as well. The USA international was born in Fort Lewis, Washington on August 28, 1998. His preferred foot is right.
Highlighted Team (Torino):
Torino Football Club is an Italian football club from Turin. The club was founded in 1906 as the result of a fusion between different football clubs. Because of different financial trouble the club is named FC Torino in 2005.
Torino FC is hosting their games in Stadio Grande Torino which holds a capacity of 28 000.
The biggest rival of Torino FC is Juventus which is one of the biggest clubs in the world however Torino FC holds more fans in Turin than their bigger brother Juventus. Torino FC has a big football history as well. During the glory times of the club Torino won the Serie A 7 times and the Coppa Italia 5 times.
Known nicknames for Torino FC are Granata and Toro. The most famous players that have a Torino FC history are: Hakan Sukur, Kieft, Maldini, Falcone and Baron.