Frosini 3-0 Torino: Simone Pepe scores the first goal as Fiorentina beat Torino 1-0 in Serie A article Simone Pepe put in a performance that was both sublime and remarkable as Fiorenza recorded their first win of the season.
Pepe put the home side ahead at the break when he headed home a long-range effort from an excellent cross from Giovanni Totti, while Totti doubled the lead five minutes from time when he flicked a deflected header into the bottom corner.
Fiorendina’s first goal of the match came after the break, after Totti’s deflected free-kick was turned in by Pepe.
Mario Mandzukic added a second two minutes later after a fine cross from Mario Mandza was cleared by Totti.
Totti and Pepe were involved in a number of strong moments of football in this match, with Pepe creating a number for Mandzuka and Mandzu’s cross finding Pepe in space.
The Argentine’s strike gave Fiorence a commanding lead in the closing stages of the first half and it was only the away side who could get close to breaking it down.
After a few minutes of pressure, Totti managed to get the better of Pepe and the goalkeeper made a fine save to deny the Italian a goal-bound effort.