Torino 2 – Sampdoria 0: The Blue-circled beaten away by The Bull

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Torino eased past Sampdoria in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday at the Stadio Olimpico di Torino. Both teams arrived at the match with previous defeats in the league. Torino were hoping to get something from this game after losing 2-1 to Bologna in their last match whilst Sampdoria were beaten 2-0 in their previous match against Fiorentina. Torino and Sampdoria sit 9th, (20 points) and 19th, (6 points), spots respectively, after 14 matches.

The Bull started well, with a goal from Nemanja Radonjic, 29 minutes in to take them into the break 1-0 up.

Torino once more applied the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Nikola Vlasic, at 59 minutes. They managed to close the match out with a clean sheet and a well-earned of 2-0 victory.

Substitutions for Torino included Alessandro Buongiorno, Demba Seck and Emirhan Ilkhan for Perr Schuurs, Nemanja Radonjic and Nikola Vlasic, respectively. Sampdoria brought on Manolo Gabbiadini, Valerio Verre, Alex Ferrari, Nicola Murru and Gonzalo Villar, to replace Filip Djuricic, Gerard Yepes, Jeison Murillo, Bruno Amione and Tomas Rincon.

There were bookings for Samuele Ricci from Torino, and Bruno Amione, Gerard Yepes and Omar Colley, for Sampdoria.

Torino will next travel to Roma, while Sampdoria will face Lecce at home.

Technical card:
Torino:Vanja Milinkovic-Savic, David Zima, Ricardo Rodriguez, Perr Schuurs (Alessandro Buongiorno, min.23), Wilfried Stephane Singo, Karol Linetty, Samuele Ricci, Mergim Vojvoda, Nikola Vlasic (Emirhan Ilkhan, min.90), Aleksey Miranchuk and Nemanja Radonjic (Demba Seck, min.88)
Sampdoria:Emil Audero, Bruno Amione (Nicola Murru, min.83), Jeison Murillo (Alex Ferrari, min.70), Omar Colley, Bartosz Bereszynski, Tomas Rincon (Gonzalo Villar, min.83), Gerard Yepes (Valerio Verre, min.68), Filip Djuricic (Manolo Gabbiadini, min.68), Tommaso Augello, Daniele Montevago and Francesco Caputo
Stadium:the Stadio Olimpico di Torino
Goals:Nemanja Radonjic (1-0, min. 29) and Nikola Vlasic (2-0, min. 59)