Venezia 1 – Torino 1: Honours even at Stadio Pierluigi Penzo

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Venezia were held to 1-1 draw by Torino down on Monday at Stadio Pierluigi Penzo. Venezia were looking to get back their winning ways after losing their last game 2-0 to AC Milan. Torino are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. After today’s result, Venezia are in 18th place, with 4 points from 6 matches, while Torino sit in 9th, with 8 points from 6.

After an un-eventful first half, Torino fought back the second half, with a goal from Josip Brekalo, 56 minutes in. In the end though, their lead was short lived, as Mattia Aramu equalised for Venezia at the 78 minute mark. The game ended wih a 1-1 draw.

For Venezia, Ethan Ampadu, Tyronne Ebuehi, Mattia Aramu, Luca Fiordilino and Thomas Henry, came on for Antonio Vacca, David Schnegg, Domen Crnigoj, Gianluca Busio and Dennis Johnsen. Torino replaced Karol Linetty, Tommaso Pobega, Wilfried Stephane Singo and Josip Brekalo for Daniele Baselli, Rolando Mandragora, Mergim Vojvoda and David Zima.

The referee booked Ethan Ampadu from Venezia. Torino had the worst of it though, with Tommaso Pobega, Vanja Milinkovic-Savic and Koffi Djidji seeing yellow, and Koffi Djidji (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Venezia will play away against Cagliari, while Torino will face Juventus at home.

Technical card:
Venezia: Niki Maenpaa, Pasquale Mazzocchi, Pietro Ceccaroni, Michael Svoboda, David Schnegg (Tyronne Ebuehi, min.65), Gianluca Busio (Luca Fiordilino, min.86), Domen Crnigoj (Mattia Aramu, min.65), Antonio Vacca (Ethan Ampadu, min.38), Dennis Johnsen (Thomas Henry, min.87), Sofian Kiyine and David Okereke
Torino: Vanja Milinkovic-Savic, Ricardo Rodriguez, Bremer, Koffi Djidji, Wilfried Stephane Singo (Mergim Vojvoda, min.72), Sasa Lukic, Tommaso Pobega (Rolando Mandragora, min.72), Cristian Ansaldi, Antonio Sanabria, Karol Linetty (Daniele Baselli, min.58) and Josip Brekalo (David Zima, min.80)
Stadium: Stadio Pierluigi Penzo
Goals: Josip Brekalo (0-1, min. 56) and Mattia Aramu (1-1, min. 78)