Gonzalo Higuain scored the winner in the final minute when he went clear after tripping Kamil Glik, though the striker maintains it was an accidental collision and not a foul.
“I haven’t spoken about referees throughout the season, so I am not going to start now,” Benitez told Sky Sport Italia.
“I think we created scoring opportunities, just like Torino did, and proved that this team wants to win right to the end.
“Torino clammed up very well to then go on the counter-attack. We played against Porto on Thursday, we’ve been playing two games per week all season, so it’s not easy to stay sharp.”
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