An extremely open game finished with Roma on top.
Andrea Stramaccioni surprisingly used new signing Alvaro Pereira on the left of his central midfield three in place of Esteban Cambiasso – otherwise, the XI was the same as in the 3-0 win over Pescara last week.
Zdenek Zeman gave debuts to Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Alessandro Florenzi and Mattia Destro within his standard attack-minded 4-3-3 system.
As with all games involving a Zeman side, this was very open with space all over the pitch, despite both sides trying to play with a high defensive line. Read more »