Roma

7th Serie A | 3-1-0
  • Goals For
    7th
    9 GF
  • Assists
    6th
    6 GA
  • Shots
    4th
    54 Shots
  • Saves
    9th
    16 SAV
  • Dzeko in top form as Roma wins 4-0 at Benevento
    Chicago Tribune5 hours ago

    Dzeko in top form as Roma wins 4-0 at Benevento

    Edin Dzeko was in top form as Roma comfortably won 4-0 at promoted Benevento in Serie A on Wednesday. Dzeko scored twice, his presence led to two own goals, plus he hit both the post and crossbar. Roma moved into fifth place, four points behind leader Inter Milan, with a game in hand. Dzeko put Roma ahead with a tap-in midway through the first half following solid work on the flank and an accurate cross from Aleksandar Kolarov. Dzeko hit the post at the half-hour mark, before being in position to redirect a cross from Bruno Peres when defender Fabio Lucioni knocked the ball into his own net. Shortly after the break, Dzeko — who led Serie A with 29 goals last season — scored his fifth of the season

  • Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five
    Chicago Tribune

    Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five

    Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will replace skipper Gianluigi Buffon as champions Juventus look to make it five Serie A wins out of five against Fiorentina on Wednesday. Coach Massimiliano Allegri wants to rotate with an eye on Saturday's Turin derby and Szczesny, who signed from Arsenal in the summer after two years on loan at Roma, will come in for Buffon a week after Juventus' 3-0 Champions League flop in Barcelona. "After the game with Barcelona I decided, together with Gigi, to play Szczesny in this game," said Allegri. "Szczesny is a player, a goalkeeper, worthy of the best seven or eight teams in Europe and he'll be the heir to Buffon. "That doesn't mean I have more or less confidence.