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Friday November 8 2019
Mazzarri demands 'same Juve spirit'

Torino boss Walter Mazzarri has called on his side to show the same hunger against Brescia as they did in the derby with Juventus last week.

The Granata lost the derby 1-0 to a Matthijs de Ligt goal, but Mazzarri - speaking at his pre-Brescia Press conference - was happy with the performance of his team.

"In the derby we regained our compactness, we put in a strong performance. The lads must show the same spirit as they did against Juve.

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Monday November 4 2019
Belotti: 'Toro behind Mazzarri'

Andrea Belotti insists the Torino players are firmly behind coach Walter Mazzarri as “we showed this team are still alive” against Juventus.

Another derby defeat to the Old Lady at the Grande Torino has put Mazzarri under pressure and the Granata are still without a win in Serie A since the 2-1 victory over Milan in late September.

Despite that, Belotti reassured his boss he still had the full support of the club’s dressing room to come through this difficult spell.

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Saturday November 2 2019
Mazzarri: 'Every game like a derby'

Walter Mazzarri is “proud of Torino” after their narrow Derby della Mole defeat to Juventus, “but from now on they must see Bianconeri jerseys on every opponent.”

The Granata put in one of their best performances of the season, but were still beaten 1-0 by Matthijs de Ligt on the knockdown from a corner.

With six defeats in the first 11 games, this is their worst start to a Serie A campaign since their relegation in 2008-09.

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Saturday November 2 2019
Desperate Granata face Derby fears

With the Derby Della Mole this evening, Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall sees Torino in crisis and even victory over Juventus might not resolve their issues.

Walter Mazzarri wasn’t chewing on a water bottle this time, but his bite was just as bad. At the start of the season, the illustrious Granata looked like they had started to begin a transition from historic and loved members of Serie A, to serious and consistent top six contenders. They have the fan base, the iconic prestige and this season, most thought, a special team.

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Wednesday October 30 2019
Cairo: 'Mazzarri not up for debate'

Torino President Urbano Cairo denied reports Walter Mazzarri could be fired after a 4-0 loss to Lazio. “The coach is the only one not up for debate.”

The Granata are sliding down the standings and have been struggling badly ever since their Europa League play-off exit to Wolves.

This evening they were flattened 4-0 at the Stadio Olimpico, with Nicolas Nkoulou also sent off in the second half.

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Sunday October 27 2019
Mazzarri slams 'negative' players

Walter Mazzarri hit out at Torino ahead of a crunch encounter with Cagliari. “If players aren’t happy, talk to me, but don’t contaminate the group with negativity.”

It kicks off at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

The Granata have hit a rough patch after their Europa League playoff defeat to Wolves, losing four of their last six Serie A games, leading to reports the coach could be under pressure.

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Tuesday October 22 2019
Torino warning for Mazzarri

Urbano Cairo retains “the utmost confidence” in Walter Mazzarri but warns the Torino Coach “we must find consistency and stop underestimating teams.”

Just three wins from 11 games have left Torino out of the Europa League and mired in the middle reaches of Serie A, and Cairo addressed Mazzarri’s position at the helm.

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Sunday October 20 2019
Mazzarri: 'Toro deserved a draw'

Walter Mazzarri maintains “a draw would’ve been the correct result” after his Torino side lost 1-0 to Udinese. “It wasn’t that negative.”

The Coach took umbrage at the description commentators on Sky Sport Italia gave about a disappointing defeat at the Dacia Arena.

“I wouldn’t go over the top, as the performance wasn’t that negative,” insisted Mazzarri.

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Sunday October 20 2019
Mazzarri: 'Can't go all guns blazing'

Walter Mazzarri warned Torino “can’t just rush at Udinese all guns blazing” and must avoid some of their recent costly errors.

It kicks off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“We need to face Udinese with intelligence and balance, showing respect for our opponents, seeing the danger in this fixture and avoiding the errors we’ve seen recently,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Sunday October 6 2019
Mazzarri: 'Napoli respect Torino now'

Walter Mazzarri feels “justice” has been served with the revocation of his touchline ban, while Napoli’s decisions prove they “respect Torino now.”

It kicks off at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Granata were scrambling for someone to sit on the bench after both Mazzarri and his assistant manager Nicolò Frustalupi were suspended.

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