Roma still have a 100% record in Serie A, and extended their gap over second-placed Napoli to five points.
Rudi Garcia changed both his full-backs – Federico Balzaretti was suspended so Dodo played at left-back, with Maicon back in for Vasilis Torosidis.
Rafael Benitez was unable to use Gonzalo Higuain from the start, so Goran Pandev started upfront. The absence of Juan Zuniga meant Giandomenico Mesto played at left-back.
Roma ran out winners, but this game could have gone either way – Napoli had plenty of chances at 0-0. Read more »