InterStats: Torino v Inter by the numbers…

August 31, 2014 13:48
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Everything you’ll need to know about the Nerazzurri’s week one clash can be found below courtesy of @InterStats…

Inter travel to Turin to face Torino in Week One of the Serie A season. The Granata play at the Stadio Olimpico which has a capacity of around 28,000.

Torino

  • Founded 107 years ago
  • Manager is Giampiero Ventura
  • Finished 7th in Serie A last season.
  • Torino have won Serie A 7 times.
  • Grande Torino won Serie A five times in the 1940’s.
  • The Grande Torino team died in a tragic plane crash in May 1949 after flying back from a friendly abroad.
  • Torino qualified for Europe last season for the first time in 12 years.
  • transfermarkt.co.uk value Torino’s players at £69,78 million.
  • Inter youngster Marco Benassi is currently on loan at Torino.
  • Torino were unbeaten in their last eight matches in Serie A. Winning 5 and drawing 3.
  • Torino are unbeaten in their last five opening matches in Serie A Winning 2 and drawing 3.

Inter

  • Out of the current Inter squad only Osvaldo and Palacio have ever scored against Torino. 3 each.
  • If Juan Jesus features it will be his 60th Serie Appearance for Inter
  • Kovacic is 5 Serie appearances away from his 50th for Inter.
  • Icardi is 1 Serie A goal away from his 10th league goal for Inter.
  • Nagatomo is 1 Serie A goal away from his 10th league goal for Inter.
  • Palacio is 1 Serie A goal away from his 30th league goal in a Inter shirt.
  • Last season Inter won 4 of their first 6 games in Serie A. Drawing the other two.
  • Inter won only 1 of their last 4 games in Serie A at the end of last season.
  • In the last 26 years Inter have failed to score on the opening weekend of the season once. 0,0 against Bologna. (Opta)
  • Last season Inter were the only side not to score from the penalty spot in Serie A.
  • Inter drew 15 matches in Serie A last season more than any other side in the league.
  • Vidic made 264 clearances in the Premier League last season 83 more than  any other teammate. (Opta)

Head to Head

  • The first meeting between the two sides was on the 05/12/1909. Torino 3 Inter 4.
  • Inter’s biggest win over Torino was 7-2 on the 10/04/1910.
  • On the 7th of March 1920 Inter and Torino drew 6-6.
  • Last season at the Stadio Olimpico it ended 3-3. Two from Palacio and one from Guarin. A last minute equaliser for Torino got them the draw. Inter spent most of the match down to 10 men, after Handanovic was sent off.
  • Inter have not lost to Torino away from home since the 27th of February 1994. 2-0
  • Since that defeat Inter have won 9 and drawn 1.
  • In the last 4 meetings between the two sides on the opening weekend of the season Inter did not concede a single goal. (Opta)

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  • kuda

    It will be a tough match for sure. Hopefully the team has positive attitude in this match. Fight fight fight