Belotti gives the three points to Juric, who are increasingly last from Campania

He decides the penalty first wrong then transformed on the repetition by the Gallo. One wood on each side, in the final expelled Fazio

The Turin beats 1-0 there Salerno at Arechi in the third advance of the 31st matchday of Serie A and back to success after 8 days. To decide a rough and stingy match of emotions is a Belotti’s penalty (18 ‘), first wrong then transformed by Gallo on repetition ordered by the referee. At the end Fazio expelled. The Campania region regrets a Verdi’s pole at the start of the racebut they remain in last place and salvation is now a mirage.

THE MATCH

Nicola chooses the 3-man defense with Radovanovic flanked by Gyomber and Faziowhile Juric prefer Pjaca to Brekalo on the trocar and relies on Curls in directing. The hosts immediately start the assault in a desperate search for safety points and after 8 ‘they are one step away from the advantage: on the splendid shot on the fly by VerdiHowever, Berisha has a great reflex and deflects the ball to the post saving his own. Guests react by focusing above all on the ideas of Pjaca and Vojvoda and shortly after the quarter of an hour it is from a cross from the left that the episode that unlocks the match is born: Fazio is taken off by Belotti and belts him throwing him to the groundPiccinini has no doubts and assigns the penaltythe first of the season for Taurus. Belotti from the disk is hypnotized by Sepebut the referee does repeat for theearly entry into the Gyomber area and on the second attempt the Rooster does not fail. Salernitana immediately tries to pour forward, attacking with her head down even if often in a disorderly manner. Radovanovic scares Berisha with a blow that touches the post, but it is the only real chance for a team as willing as it is smoky. Torino limits itself to managing the result, the many interruptions due to fouls and hard contrasts do the rest and the first half ends at 0-1.

In the second half the music does not change, Salernitana attacks with enthusiasm but lack of precision, Toro remains sly and at 54 ‘also finds the 0-2 goal on corner developments, but Piccinini cancels Singo’s goal for offside after a verification by the Var. Nicola throws into the fray Bohinen and Riberybut the game remains a lot chopped, nervous and foul. At 65 ‘test Ederson to light it up with a flash, but on the Brazilian’s great conclusion he is very attentive Berisha. The hosts try it with the few weapons they have at their disposal, the guests seem to want to drag her as quickly as possible towards the triple whistle, continuously breaking the game and delaying every shot. In the last 20 minutes they also bring the rainthe wind and even the hail to make things even more complicated. In a convulsive ending there is room for the second crime story to a naive Fazio and for a pole hit by Belottibut after 7 minutes of recovery the match ends 1-0 for the Piedmontese grenade.

REPORT CARDS

Fazio 4.5 – He is naively anticipated by Belotti and then drags him to the ground decreeing the penalty that decides the game. In the end, even the red to complete a nightmare evening.
Mazzocchi 6.5 – He is undoubtedly the most determined and dangerous of his, for the continuity with which he sinks to the right and also for the good quality of the crosses. Unfortunately it is not enough to give a positive turn to the evening.
Green 5.5 – He hits a post, after Berisha’s deviation, at the beginning of the second half, then gradually disappears from the game.

Belotti 6.5 – Fight match, with no real clean chance, at least up to the post hit in injury time. He still manages to get the decisive penalty by trade and transform it after the repetition.
Pjaca 6 – Some nice ideas on the left and some quality flashes in the first half. In the offensive phase it is noticeable, but it lacks substance. In the defensive phase he does the same with a sacrifice contest.
Single 5.5 – He does not guarantee the thrust and quality he had shown on other occasions, even if his performance is the result of a game that is too rough and dirty. He signs the 0-2 goal from two steps, then canceled by the Var.

THE TABLE

Salernitana-Turin 0-1
Salerno (3-4-2-1): Sepe 6; Gyomber 6, Radovanovic 6, Fazio 4.5; Mazzocchi 6.5 (31 ‘st Ruggeri 6), L. Coulibaly 5 (11’ st Bohinen 6), Ederson 6.5, Zortea 5.5 (37 ‘st Vergani sv); Bonazzoli 5, Verdi 5.5 (11 ‘st Ribery 6); Djuric 6 (31 ‘st Mikael 6).
Trainer: Nicola 5.5
Turin (3-4-2-1): Berisha 6.5; Izzo 6, Bremer 6, Buongiorno 6 (44 ‘st Rodriguez sv); Singo 5,5, Ricci 6 (22 ‘st Linetty 6), Mandragora 6, Vojvoda 6; Lukic 5, Pjaca 6 (22 ‘st Brekalo 6); Belotti 6.5.
Trainer: Juric 5.5
Referee: Piccinini
Markers: 18 ‘rig. Belotti (T)
Ammonites: Belotti (T), Izzo (T), Bonazzoli (S), Berisha (T), Ederson (S), Gyomber (S), Singo (T)
Expelled: Fazio (S) sum of yellow cards

THE STATISTICS

– Torino hadn’t won in Serie A since January 15 (2-1 at Sampdoria) – four draws and four defeats since then.
– Salernitana have remained without scoring 15 times so far, only Norwich (17) have not found the goal in more games in the big-5 European championships 2021/22.
– Salernitana are one of the two teams, together with Bordeaux, to have conceded the most goals in the first half in the big-5 European championships 2021/22 (both 34).
– Torino have kept a clean sheet in two of their last three away matches (vs Bologna and Salernitana), once more than in the previous 12 away games of this tournament.
– Torino scored their first penalty in this league with Belotti; before tonight, that grenade was the only Serie A team still without goals from the penalty spot.
– Andrea Belotti has scored his fifth goal this season, including three in his last six Serie A appearances.
– Andrea Belotti’s last penalty in Serie A was just away against a newly promoted player, in the 4-1 defeat against Spezia on 15 May 2021.
– Bremer played his 100th game as a starter with the Torino shirt in all competitions.
– 50th presence from the first minute with the Torino shirt for Wilfred Singo in all competitions.

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