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Stalemate at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, as Torino draw 1-1 with Fiorentina

Technical card:
Torino: Bartlomiej Dragowski, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Nikola Milenkovic, German Pezzella, Lorenzo Venuti, Sofyan Amrabat, Giacomo Bonaventura, Gaetano Castrovilli, Cristiano Biraghi, Franck Ribery and Dusan Vlahovic
Fiorentina: Salvatore Sirigu, Bremer, Lyanco, Alessandro Buongiorno, Wilfried Stephane Singo, Karol Linetty, Tomas Rincon, Sasa Lukic, Cristian Ansaldi, Simone Zaza and Andrea Belotti
Stadium: the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino
Goals: Franck Ribery (0-1, min. 67) and Andrea Belotti (1-1, min. 88)

On Friday, Torino and Fiorentina were held to a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino. Torino came into this match following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Benevento in their previous game. Fiorentina, on the other hand, were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-1 win against Crotone in their last match. After today’s result, Torino are in 17th place, with 15 points from 20 matches, while Fiorentina sit in 12th, with 22 points from 20.

After an uneventful first half, Fiorentina took the initiative in the second half, beginning with Franck Ribery opening the scoring, 67 minutes in. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Andrea Belotti just before the final whistle brought Torino level, and the game ended 1-1.

For Torino Simone Verdi, Daniele Baselli and Nicola Murru came on for Karol Linetty, Sasa Lukic and Lyanco, while Fiorentina brought on Erick Pulgar, Igor, Christian Kouame and Valentin Eysseric to replace Lorenzo Venuti, Franck Ribery, Dusan Vlahovic and Giacomo Bonaventura.

The referee booked Lyanco and Andrea Belotti from Torino. Fiorentina had the worst of it though, with Christian Kouame and Sofyan Amrabat seeing yellow, and Gaetano Castrovilli and Nikola Milenkovic then sent off with a red.

Torino will next play Atalanta away, with Fiorentina facing Internazionale at home.

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