Midfielder Tomas Rincon says Torino must not get carried away with Thursday’s 2-1 win over AC Milan. Torino moved up to sixth in Serie A as they came from behind at home to beat Milan.
Krzysztof Pitek put the visitors in front with a penalty in the first half before two goals from Andrea Belotti, his third and fourth strikes of the season, in the final 20 minutes swung the game in Walter Mazzari’s side’s favour.
Milan had been on top in the first 45 minutes but a stirring late response from Torino gave them the win, while Milan had substitute goalkeeper Pepe Reina sent off after he complained from the bench there had been a foul in the build-up to Belotti’s equaliser.
Following narrow defeats to Lecce and Sampdoria recently, the three points were welcome for Torino on Thursday but Rincon has urged everyone at the club to view the results with a sense of balance.
He said afterwards: “This is a victory of character. But now it takes balance. We were not a poor team after the defeat against Sampdoria and we are not unbeatable after tonight’s victory.”
Next up for Torino is a trip to 12th-placed Parma on Monday.
Milan, meanwhile, are down in 13th following their second-successive defeat and midfielder Ismael Bennacer lamented their lack of focus as they threw away a half-time lead, saying afterwards: “We should have stayed more concentrated”.
Milan host Fiorentina on Sunday as they aim to put the disappointing defeat behind them.