Previewing Derby della Mole

Torino have not managed a victory in the Derby della Mole since 1995, while Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli opted to remind his city rivals that Torino "have not even managed to beat us or score a goal in a derby in 15 years." In truth, Torino last scored against Juventus just under 13 years ago, but Agnelli's point about Juve's city rivals still got across.

Once upon a time Torino were viewed as formidable rivals, an opponent capable of crushing Juventus, but since the turn of the century, they have been barely capable of even providing a challenge. Giampiero Ventura has attempted to perfect his squad in recent years, but his men still seem incapable of performing to expectations when facing the Old Lady.

While his side possessed the opportunity to do some damage last season, this year the Granata are lacking in confidence and efficiency.

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