Competition: Serie A Market: Sassuolo win and over 1.5 goals Odds: 4/5 @ 888sport Smelling a golden chance to cash in on their free-scoring purple patch, Sassuolo will welcome a struggling Torino to the Mapei Stadium on Friday night. Starting with the hosts, shocking many across Italy last season as they just missed out on a European finish, Sassuolo have certainly dragged that momentum into the New Year.
Fans assuming that Bayern Munich would already be cruising towards their ninth consecutive Bundesliga crown or that English champions Liverpool would have started to shake off their rivals early in the season could not be wider of the mark. The COVID-19 pandemic has mixed up the traditional balance of power across Europe’s major soccer leagues, with hevyweights Liverpool, Real Madrid and Juventus trailing behind the likes of Everton, Real Sociedad and Sassuolo.
Daniel Boga, the brother and agent of Sassuolo star Jeremie, has revealed that Napoli made numerous attempts to sign the Ivorian, however, the Emilia-Romagna didn't receive an offer close to their evaluation of the player. The 23-year-old winger was one of the most-talked-about subjects during the summer transfer window in Serie A with others in Juventus, Roma and Inter Milan all linked with him.
|Champions League (League Winners): Milan|
|Champions League (League Position): Sassuolo, Atalanta, Napoli|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Juventus|
|Relegation (League Position): Parma, Crotone, Torino|