Great touch by Ola Aina (Torino) as he receives a precise pass deep inside the box and rips a shot goalwards, but the keeper pulls off an amazing save!
There will be a minimum of 4 min. of added time.
Rade Krunic (Empoli) expresses his disappointment as he receives a straight red card.
Alejandro Berenguer (Torino) gets on the end of a pass on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked.
9:1 – this is the current number of shots on target.
Walter Mazzarri decides to make a substitution. Iago Falque will be replaced by Alejandro Berenguer (Torino).
Substitution. Sasa Lukic (Torino) has come on for Tomas Rincon.
Iago Falque (Torino) collected a pass and decided to shoot from about 20 metres out. He hit it perfectly! The ball zoomed around the goalkeeper and ended up in the bottom right corner.
A horde of players are waiting inside the penalty area for a cross from the corner, but Iago Falque (Torino) takes it short.
One of the defenders reacts at the last minute to brilliantly block a pass from Soualiho Meite (Torino). Torino have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Empoli) violates the rules and gets a yellow card.
A substitution has been made. Daniele Baselli goes off and Soualiho Meite (Torino) comes on.
Iago Falque (Torino) takes the resulting corner which is well defended.
The game is pretty dull as Torino are just passing the ball from player to player. Nothing lasts forever, though, and they finally make a mistake, allowing the opposition to pick up the ball. The ball goes out of play. Torino are awarded a corner kick.
Lorenzo De Silvestri (Torino) is penalised for holding. Fabio Maresca signals a set piece.
The game has come to an end for Hamed Traore. He has contributed as much as he could today. He will be replaced by the fresh legs of Miha Zajc (Empoli).
A long pass from defence releases Hamed Traore (Empoli) on the edge of the box, but his snap shot somehow flies just past the right post. The crowd thought it was in!
Ola Aina (Torino) produces a dangerous lofted cross into the box which is intercepted.
The resulting set piece from Empoli is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
A pass into the penalty area from Antonio La Gumina (Empoli) is intercepted by the defence. The ball goes out for a corner. Empoli can continue in their attacking effort.
Frederic Veseli (Empoli) wastes a good opportunity as his pass into the box is blocked by the defence.
Matias Silvestre (Empoli) makes a bad challenge and receives a yellow card. The referee had no doubt.
Domenico Maietta comes off the pitch to be replaced by Jacob Rasmussen (Empoli).
Giuseppe Iachini has decided to substitute Samuel Mraz and he is replaced by Antonio La Gumina (Empoli).
Goal! Lorenzo De Silvestri (Torino) collects a pass and without hesitation fires an unstoppable shot into the top left corner.
The second half has just started.
The first half of today's match has just finished.
We will have 2 min. of added time.
Daniele Baselli produces a beautiful lofted cross into the box, where Nicolas N'Koulou (Torino) rises high to head the ball straight under the crossbar and beyond the goalkeeper. He makes it 1:0.
Iago Falque (Torino) rolls the ball short to a teammate from the corner instead of sending a cross into the box.
Iago Falque (Torino) swings in a promising cross from the free kick, but one of the defenders does a perfect job to avert the danger. The referee signals a corner kick to Torino.
Fabio Maresca shows a yellow card to Frederic Veseli (Empoli) for his blatant foul. Torino win a free kick.
Torino are showing great team chemistry. They are passing it around beautifully. Excellent team work.
Simone Zaza (Torino) is adjudged to have been offside when making his run.
Andrea Belotti (Torino) misses a great opportunity from inside the penalty area after blasting the ball towards goal and it goes wide of the left post.
Samuel Mraz (Empoli) clips an inviting cross into the box, but there's no one in a position to get on the end of it.
Andrea Belotti (Torino) receives a decent pass inside the box and curls in an effort on goal, but the ball hits the outside of the left post and flies out of play.
Great teamplay by Torino as they control the ball with a lot of short passes. Patience is the key if they want to find a gap in the defence to score.
A decent cross gives Simone Zaza (Torino) a chance to score, but he sends his header inches over the bar from close range.
Tomas Rincon (Torino) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Fabio Maresca had an easy-decision to make.
The resulting corner from Iago Falque (Torino) is cleared.
Ivan Provedel is a nightmare for the offensive players! Andrea Belotti (Torino) meets a cross on the edge of the penalty area, takes a good first touch and fires a rocket of a shot towards the right post, but the goalkeeper produces a wonderful save. The referee blows his whistle, Torino are awarded a corner kick.
Simone Zaza (Torino) latches onto a pass and lets rip with a swerving shot from long range towards the right side of the goal. It's a difficult effort to deal with and Ivan Provedel does well to punch it away.
Ismael Bennacer (Empoli) latches onto a pass and lets rip with a swerving shot from long range towards the middle of the goal. It's a difficult effort to deal with and Salvador Ichazo does well to punch it away.
Francesco Caputo (Empoli) gets the ball and drives a shot high over the bar from the edge of the area.
Domenico Maietta (Empoli) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away.
Neat passing move from Torino in order to create new attacking opportunities.
Chance! Simone Zaza (Torino) gets to the rebound on the edge of the box and smashes the ball towards the bottom right corner, but Ivan Provedel is alert and makes a great save to deny him.
Iago Falque (Torino) takes the corner which is cleared by the opposition's defence.
Simone Zaza (Torino) attempts to send a low pass into the box from the edge of the penalty area, but the opposition's defence knocks the ball to safety. The linesman points to the corner flag, Torino are going to take it.
The match has just started.
The players are out and the match is about to start. Torino will have the kick-off.
Fabio Maresca was nominated as the referee for this game.
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