Torino vs Wolves: Europa League play-off match predictions.

The seventh best team from Italy meets last seasons England’s seventh placed finishers.

Both would have been wanting a spot at the group stage when their respective European campaigns began but one will fall out for the other.

Who will win in this first leg at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino?

Torino vs Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Torino, who won 12 of their Serie A home games last season, and will give them a 5/4 to win this first leg.

Wolves meanwhile have a 2/1 chance to leave Turin victorious.

Draw – 21/10.

Under 2.5 goals – 4/6.

Both teams to score – 4/5.

Draw and both teams to score -16/5.

The Italian side have a 6/5 to qualify for the group stages; the side from the Midlands are at 8/13 to progress.

Andrea Belotti, is Torino’s major goal threat. He gets a 7/2 to score first.

Simone Zaza is 5/1 to score first .

Raúl Jiménez is Wolves’ top scorer this season with four goals, he gets a 9/2 to net anytime.

Diogo Jota has scored in both rounds we give him a  5/1 to score first.

Both Zaza and Belotti to score – 15/2.

Both Jiménez and Jota to score – 8/1.

Both João Moutinho and Rúben Neves to score – 70/1.

Torino are back in Europe!

They finished seventh last season, and it appeared that they had missed out on European football, because eighth placed Lazio won the Coppa Italia, beating Atalanta in the final.

On 28th of June A.C. Milan, who finished fifth, were banned from European competitions due to financial irregularities.

Which meant that AS Roma qualified for the group phase and Torino entered the qualifiers at the 11th hour and have proved that they deserved that spot especially In the second qualifying round, they thrashed Debreceni VSC.

A 3-0 home win was followed by a 4-1 win  in Hungary and also in the third qualifying round against FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk thanks to goals from Andrea Belotti ,Armando Izzo, Lorenzo De Silvestri and Kevin Bonifazi who gave them a 5-0 home win.

In the second leg in Belarus, finished 1-1.


Wolves,  hosted Crusaders in their first European tie since 1980 back in the second qualifying round.

A 2-0 home win was followed by a 4-1 over the Irish Sea in Belfast.

Back-to-back 4-0 wins over FC Pyunik of Armenia was their biggest ever European two-legged victory who have not been in Europe for 39 years, Wolverhampton Wanderers have never been in a UEFA group stages.

Line up.

Salvatore Sirigu in goal.

Armando Izzo into the defence with Kevin Bonifazi dropping out.

In central midfield, Daniele Baselli in for Tomás Rincón.

Saša Lukić will also drop out and the formation will change from a 3-5-2 to a 3-4-3.

Álex Berenguer on the left with Simone Zaza moving to the right.

Captain and talisman Andrea Belotti lead the line.


After they played Manchester United after just 72 hours ago, it’s highly likely to be the same side that will start.

Rui Patrício saved a penalty late on.

The defence in front of him, Bennett, Coady and Boly.

Coady is one of just two of this side that started the second leg against Pyunik.

João Moutinho will start last Thursday alongside Leander Dendoncker and Rúben Neves.

Up front Diogo Jota and Raúl Jiménez.

Jesús Vallejo, Pedro Neto, Romain Saïss, Rúben Vinagre, Adama Traoré and Morgan Gibbs-White will be hoping to make an impact off the bench here.