Torino: Bellotti impressive with 2-1 win over Sampdoria
Andrea Belotti grabbed a brace for Torino in the crunch European spots Serie A against Sampdoria to move within three points of champions league spots.
Belotti broke the deadlock with his looping header into the far bottom corner on a De Silvestri cross on 34 minutes and struck just before the half time break as Cristian Ansaldi deflected cross came back into the Granata’s forward.
Manolo Gabbiadini reduced the deficit with seven minutes left with a low drive from outside the box that settled into the near bottom corner after Defrel found him with a pass.
Walter Mazzarri speaking on Sky Sport Italia after the great home win against Sampdoria. “We played really well, I really liked the game played by the team . We didn’t let them play and we created a lot, an excellent performance, I’m really happy, it was a great result. Football is simple, defense and active phase is not nuclear science:
“if you do it better than others deserve to win. My teams carry all along, without points of reference, I like to play well. Belottihe played a great game and is also a center forward with alot of movement.”