Napoli vs Torino

Torino have been the most entertaining team of the season for me, and I have throughly enjoyed watching every game that they have played. Torino have knocked down 32 goals in 16 games are the 3rd highest scorers of the season. They are now coming into this game against Napoli on the back of 2 straight defeates to Sampdoria and Juventus which has now dragged them to 8th spot in the table. They have a bunch of players who have contributed to their scoring in Betlotti (11 goals), Falque (7 goals), Ljajic (5 goals), Benassi & Baselli (4 goals each). All of them have been working well together as a team scoring together and even creating chances for them. Defensively however, Torino have still be vulnerable with goals being conceded in 13 out of their 16 games played so far, despite the signing of Joe Hart. Torino have conceded in 6 out of 8 away games and Napoli will look to that home advantage tonight.

Napoli despite losing their main forward Milik with an injury have still been delivering the goods and victory tonight will see them take sole control of 3rd spot in the table. Today’s encounter will be a tricky affair with Torino travelling to town, who are great in scoring netting already against Roma, Fiorentina, Milan, Juventus and Lazio. Napoli will rely a lot on Mertens, Insigne, Callejon and Hamsik to deliver a strong offensive showing for them; and that will be the only way they will be able to come out as victors in this game. Napoli have been vulnerable defensively, conceding goals in 5 out of 8 games played at home. Napoli will have the slower Chiriches in central defense in the place of Kouliabaly which might give the Torino forwards a bit of an edge on pace.
The over 2.5 goal mark has been breached in 70% of both teams games and this game promises to be a real corker as Torino like to take on any and all opposition by attacking them.

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