On loan Chelsea defender Ola Aina was voted the man of the match for his loan side Torino in their 1-1 draw against Fiorentina yesterday in the Italian Serie A, Owngoalnigeria.com reports.
Aina had one of his best games in the colours of Torino since joining them in the summer from Chelsea on loan for the season and he was deservedly awarded the man of the match award by fans of his team.
His effort forced the own goal scored by Lafont which happened to be the only goal scored by his side in the game and according to the 22 year old the game is his best game in Italy for Torino since his loan move.
“Yes, it was my best game here. We are sorry for not having brought home the victory. We tried to create chances and opportunities, but sometimes these things fail”, Aina said after the game.
“We have to keep trying. If I expect to play more often from now on? Everyone has the right to play, because everyone can help the team, but competition is a good thing . ”
Loaned with an option to buy him permanently handed to Torino by Chelsea, he has so far made nine appearances in the Serie A. A high turn out for a player who was on the fringes of the first team at Chelsea for a season before spending last season on loan to Hull City.