Roma to boost flagging top-four hopes against Torino

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    16 Apr 2021 | Serie A | Preview
    Roma to boost flagging top-four hopes against Torino
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    On Sunday evening, Roma will look to keep their slim hopes of Champions League football next season alive when they visit Torino.

    Torino are 17th in the Serie A table, five points clear of the relegation zone. Il Toro will know that they are not yet safe from the spectre of relegation, though.

    Davide Nicola’s team will need to keep picking up points to ensure that they are not sucked into the relegation zone.

    A recent inconsistent run in Serie A has not helped the home side’s chances of cementing their position in the Italian top-flight. Torino have won just two of their last six matches in Serie A.

    However, the fact that they have picked up four points from their last two games is certainly a step in the right direction.

    Torino have found home wins hard to come by of late, as Il Toro have won just one of their last 16 league matches at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.

    However, on the flip side, they have lost just one of their last eight league games on home soil, having drawn six of those games in the run.

    Roma have been inconsistent this season, which is one of the main reasons for the Giallorossi’s current position of seventh place in the table.

    Paulo Fonseca’s team would have had qualifying for the Champions League as their main objective this season. However, they are currently seven points adrift of the league’s top-four.

    A record of just one win in four league outings has not done much to aid their bid for Champions League football next season.

    Their more likely route to Europe’s elite competition next season may well be through winning the Europa League, as they are in the semi-finals of the competition, but face a difficult tie against Manchester United.

    Forebet predicts that Roma will record a victory in a high-scoring clash to keep their flagging hopes of a top-four finish alive for another gameweek.

    Home team
    Away team
    Probability %
    Correct score
    Avg. goals
    Weather conditions
    1 - 3
    3.34 3.60 2.16 -1 -1 1
    3 - 1(0 - 1)
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