Juventus to sneak a narrow win in the Turin derby

    Torino FC vs Juventus FC Preview 02/11/2019

    01 Nov 2019 | Serie A | Preview
    Juventus to sneak a narrow win in the Turin derby
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    While many local derbies around the world have a higher profile than the Turin derby, nobody could argue that for the people of Turin the derby is still a massive occasion.

    On Saturday night, we have the latest edition of the famous local clash, as Torino host reigning champions Juventus at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.

    In truth, Torino could not be facing their city rivals at a worse time, although there never seems to be a good time to face the Bianconeri. The home side heads into the derby on the back of a five-game winless run in Serie A.

    Walter Mazzarri’s team has also won just once in eight games in the Italian top-flight. Last time out, I Granata suffered a 4-0 drubbing at Lazio, which left them 13th place in the table.

    Despite their poor recent form, Torino have remained relatively strong on home soil, as they have suffered just one defeat in ten outings in the league. They are also currently unbeaten in three home matches in Serie A on home soil.

    Juventus are in their seemingly perennial position at the top of Serie A. Maurizio Sarri’s team have won eight and drawn two of their league games to remain unbeaten in the Italian top-flight so far this season.

    Last time out in Serie A, Juventus recorded a 2-1 home win over Genoa. The win means that Sarri’s team has won six of their last seven games in the Italian top-flight.

    Juventus head to their rivals unbeaten in five away matches in Serie A. However, an away record of three away victories in nine outings in the Italian top-flight is not exactly one of champions.

    Forebet predicts that this clash will finish in a low-scoring victory for Juventus to extend the home sides poor recent run in the Italian top-flight.

    Predictions for Serie A

    Home team - Away team Tip
    flag_6 It1
    Udinese CalcioSSC Napoli
    07/12/2019 18:00
    flag_6 It1
    LazioJuventus FC
    07/12/2019 20:45
    flag_6 It1
    US LecceGenoa
    08/12/2019 12:30
    flag_6 It1
    Sassuolo CalcioCagliari Calcio
    08/12/2019 15:00

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