TORINO NEWS

Alessio Cerci is struggling to come to terms with Torino’s derby defeat against Juventus. “We should have had a penalty!”
Torino forward Riccardo Meggiorini denied racially abusing Paul Pogba during the Turin Derby. “It was a perfectly normal insult.”
Antonio Conte praised Juventus for their victory in the Derby della Mole and wished Javier Zanetti a speedy recovery.
Giampiero Ventura can’t help but feel regret over Torino’s Derby della Mole defeat to Juventus. “We had the chance to win.”
Juventus left it very late indeed, but Arturo Vidal and Claudio Marchisio beat Torino in the Derby della Mole.
It’s the 186th Derby della Mole this afternoon as relegation-threatened Torino host a Juventus side on their way to the Scudetto.
This afternoon is the Turin Derby and Alessio Cerci feels it is “the perfect timing” for the two rival clubs.
There is a great deal at stake in the Derby della Mole, but Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura hopes it “can be a festival of sport” against Juventus.
Sebastian Giovinco is back in the Juventus side for the Turin derby, but Mauricio Isla pulls out with a muscular problem.
Antonio Conte knows the Turin Derby is open to any result, including an early Scudetto party. “It’s the title of ferocity, hunger and consistency.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo has admitted that the derby match against Juventus is 'always special'.
Bartosz Salamon is still waiting for his Milan debut, so could be handed to Torino in part-exchange for Angelo Ogbonna.
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina lost focus after going 3-0 up, but Giampiero Ventura was angry with Torino.
Vincenzo Montella complimented Torino on their comeback, but criticised Fiorentina for throwing away a 3-0 lead before their 4-3 victory.
It was a spectacular afternoon in Serie A, as Fiorentina beat Torino 4-3, bottom of the table Pescara stalled Roma and the Sicilian Derby was decided with the last kick of the game.
Adem Ljajic and Marcelo Larrondo are back in the starting XI as Alessio Cerci’s Torino return to face his old club Fiorentina.
Giampiero Ventura believes Fiorentina and Vincenzo Montella are “the real surprises of the season,” but his Torino can still cause them problems today.
Stevan Jovetic, Luca Toni and Stefan Savic are back in the squad for Fiorentina’s match with Torino.
Vincenzo Montella hopes this weekend Fiorentina can close further on third place, but knows Torino winger Alessio Cerci can damage his former club.
Torino chief Urbano Cairo has no desire to let go of Angelo Ogbonna or Alessio Cerci at the end of the campaign.