Djidji sees first career red as Okereke’s Venezia hold Aina-less Torino

The Ivorian protector was provided his marching orders as the Maroons surrendered their lead versus the Winged Lions

Koffi Djidji was dispatched for the very first time ever in his expert profession as Torino played out a 1-1 draw versus Venezia in Monday’s Serie A outing.

Playing his 5th video game of the 2021-22 Italian topflight project, the Ivoirian was provided the marching orders by referee Lorenzo Maggioni.

Djidji had actually currently been warned in the 74th minute, while a nasty on David Okereke 3 minutes later on led to a 2nd yellow card and subsequent termination, together with the referee granting the hosts a charge – that was transformed by Mattia Aramu.

Buoyed by their unbeaten run in their last 3 getaways, the Maroons took a trip to Venice for a date with Venezia, who bowed 2-0 to A/C Milan their last time out.

Despite boasting little of the ball belongings, the hosts looked more hazardous, and they would be dissatisfied not to have actually taken the lead at the period.

The Winged Lions’ very first genuine possibility was available in the 17th minute however Club Brugge loanee Okereke missed out on a gilt-edged chance, directing Domen Crnigoj cross over the bar within touching range from goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic.

Eight minutes later on, they believed they had actually taken the lead when Dennis Johnsen discovered the internet, albeit, it was chalked off for an offside.

The visitors made Venezia spend for their profligacy by taking a 56th minute lead through Josip Brekalo who scored his very first objective for the Maroons.

Left unmarked in the objective location, the Wolfsburg loanee swept Wilfried Singo’s determine pass beyond goalkeeper Niki Maenpaa.

In a quote to discover the leveller, supervisor Paolo Zanetti tossed Tyronne Ebuehi and Aramu into the fray.

That settled as they equalised from the charge mark with 12 minutes left on the clock.

Despite pressing Torino backline, Venezia might not get the evasive winner as the face-off ended all square. 

Man-of-the-match Okereke along with Morocco global Sofian Kiyine were on parade from start to end up by the newly-promoted side with Ebuehi changing David Schnegg in the 65th minute.

On the opposite, Cote d’Ivoire’s Singo was handed a starter’s function however was subbed off for Mergim Vojvoda in the 72nd minute while Nigeria global Ola Aina was not noted for action.

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