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The Granata chairman has hit out at the league governing body, complaining about the time-frame between his side's Coppa Italia commitments and the derby game

Torino chairman Urbano Cairo has vented his anger at the Serie A match scheduling, which sees his side facing Juventus just three days after a Coppa Italia fixture.

The 55-year-old was left fuming after fixtures were released on Monday that showed Torino travelling to neighbours Juve on December 1, despite playing a cup game against Siena on Wednesday November 28.

I just want a derby that's equal,” Cairo told Tuttosport. “I hope that we can find a different date to play the match against Siena. Otherwise, we will return from Seina, do a light workout on the Thursday, and then just have one full day's training before we play our rivals. It doesn't seem right to me.

I don't want any controversy because it would not serve any purpose, and that is not my intention. I just want to understand the situation, and take action against it.”

The Granata are so far unbeaten this season, winning one and drawing one Serie A game, in their first season in the top flight since 2008-09.

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