Torino v AC Milan: Serie A Action on Match-day 12

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Sunday at the Stadio Olimpico di Torino, as Torino host Milan in the Serie A.

Milan go to the Stadio Olimpico di Torino with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in second as they take on tenth placed Torino.

Torino have 14 points to their name, going into this tie

A loss to Udinese away, and then Juventus at home is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Serie A. Torino will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.

Also, Torino need to get out of the losing habit, with five recorded in the last eight meetings. With a tenth position in the league and 4 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, they currently have 14 points in the League having won four fixtures, drawn two meetings, and lost five matches.

Torino have won one game, drawn two games, and lost two fixtures of their five League matches at home this season.

Victory for Torino would take their points tally to 17 so far this season.

It is likely that one key players will miss Sunday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Ivan Juric and his Torino team.

AC Milan arrive at this fixture, having secured 26 points so far this season

It was three points secured for Milan in their last fixture, beating AC Monza 4-1 at Giuseppe Meazza.

Also, Milan keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last seven matches is astonishing this season, contributed significantly to their rise up the table. With 26 points, they currently sit second in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 8 wins, 1 losses and 2 draws having won eight meetings, drawn two meetings, and lost one game.

Playing away from home, Milan have won three fixtures and drawn two games.

A victory for AC Milan would put them on 29 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring rate of 24 goals (22 from open play and two penalties). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Rafael Leao (5), Olivier Giroud (4), and Brahim Diaz (4). Milan have conceded 11 goals.

Milan are missing six players through injury or illness. This will affect Stefano Pioli’s selection choices significantly.

Torino v AC Milan – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Milan with a greater number of wins. In the last 41 meetings, they have enjoyed 20 victories, to Torino’s three wins. In addition, the last 20 games against Milan have resulted in eleven wins for Torino. Their most recent encounter in this competition was April 2022 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.

Performance Report

For Torino, Nikola Vlasic is one of the top performing players after having scoredthree goals in 11 League fixtures so far, while Rafael Leao has nettedfive goals and provided one assist in 11 League matches this season for Milan.

Other players of note for Torino are Nikola Vlasic and Antonio Sanabria with three goals both and for Milan are Olivier Giroud and Brahim Diaz with four goals and four goals respectively.