Italian Serie A

12 Feb 2017 | 07:30 PM
Olimpico Grande Torino, Torino






Torino have lost only two of their 13 Serie A games against Pescara (W7 D4), and have kept a clean sheet in each of the last three meetings.
Pescara’s only clean sheet of this campaign came in the reverse fixture against Torino (excluding the 3-0 win awarded against Sassuolo).
Torino are unbeaten at home against Pescara in the top-flight (W5 D1), and kept a clean sheet in four occasions.
The Granata have won only one of their last nine Serie A fixtures (D4 L4), after they had won six and drawn two of the previous nine league games of the season.
Pescara are winless in their last 21 Serie A games (D5 L16) – that’s currently the club’s longest winless streak in Serie A history.
Pescara have conceded at least three goals in six of the 10 away games played so far this season (excl. the game against Sassuolo) – that’s a joint-negative record amongst the top-5 European leagues this season (along with Bournemouth and Granada).
Pescara have already missed five penalties this season – the worst record in Europe’s top-5 leagues. Torino have missed the second-most penalties (four).
Pescara have shared four draws from losing positions this season (more than any other Serie A side), Conversely, Torino have ended up drawing the most games in which they have led in this season (five).
Adem Ljajic scored his only Serie A hat-trick in May 2013 against Pescara, when he was at Fiorentina.
Albano Bizzarri has conceded at least 10 goals more than any other Serie A goalkeeper this season, but he boasts the record of saves made so far in this competition (78).

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