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  • Second-place Roma beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A 13-04-2014 09:02 AM

    Milan: Roma kept up the pressure on Serie A leader Juventus with a comfortable 3-1 win against Atalanta on Saturday which saw the capital side equal the club record number of victories in a season. Rodrigo Taddei, Adem Ljajic and Gervinho scored to help Roma to their 24th league win...
  • Roma move five points behind Juventus with 3-1 win 06-04-2014 11:05 PM

    Milan: Roma moved within five points of Serie A leader Juventus as Mattia Destro scored his first-ever hat trick in a 3-1 win at Cagliari on Sunday. Destro reinforced his case for a place in Italy's World Cup squad as well as bolstering Roma's title hopes ahead of Juventus' home...
  • Roma beat Parma to close in on Juventus in Serie A 03-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Rome: Roma beat Parma 4-2 in a rescheduled Serie A game at home on and have cut Juventus' lead to eight points. Parma suffered their third defeat in a row following an unbeaten run of 16 games as they could not contain the inspired Roma players, reported xinhua. Roma struck...
  • Italian World Cup referee in penalty confusion 30-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Italian World Cup referee Nicola Rizzoli was involved in an extraordinary incident when he awarded a penalty and then changed his mind after five minutes of angry protests during second-placed AS Roma's 2-0 win at Sassuolo on Sunday. Rizzoli asked Sassuolo forward Nicola Sansone, the player who suffered the alleged...
  • Roma beat Sassuolo 2-0 in Serie A 30-03-2014 08:11 PM

    Rome: Mattia Destro's early goal was key and Roma were fortunate when a penalty kick for relegation-threatened Sassuolo were waved off in a 2-0 win on Sunday in the Serie A lunchtime fixture. Roma's fourth consecutive victory moved the Giallorossi within 11 points of Italian league leader Juventus, who were...
  • Juventus face Napoli, Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo in Serie A 28-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Milan: League leader Juventus travel to third-place Napoli this weekend looking to maintain their charge to a third successive title. Second-place Roma visit relegation-threatened Sassuolo earlier on Sunday and will be hoping to put some pressure on the Bianconeri and cut the gap to 11 points. Here are five things...
  • Roma sink Torino with Florenzi's added time winner 26-03-2014 09:36 AM

    A stoppage-time goal from substitute Alessandro Florenzi gave AS Roma a 2-1 win over Torino in Serie A on Tuesday after Ciro Immobile had scored with a stunning effort for the visitors. Ivory Coast winger Gervinho set up both goals for second-placed Roma as they took another step towards making...
  • Roma breeze past Chievo, Immobile treble for Torino 23-03-2014 09:57 AM

    First-half goals by Gervinho and Mattia Destro helped AS Roma strengthen their grip on second place in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday. Ivorian attacker Gervinho slid home the opener in the 17th minute after a defensive mix-up. Destro doubled the lead with his eighth...
  • Roma coach concedes Serie A title race as good as over 10-03-2014 04:09 PM

    AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia has conceded that his team have no realistic chance of catching Serie A leaders Juventus following Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Napoli. "We're not mathematically out of the race, but to all intents and purposes we are. There's a significant gap," he told Roma's website after...
  • Daniele De Rossi, Juan Jesus handed 3-match bans for punching opponents 03-03-2014 10:49 PM

    Milan: Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and Inter Milan defender Juan Jesus were each banned for three matches by the Italian league on Monday for punching opponents. Neither player was punished by the referee during Saturday's 0-0 draw between Roma and Inter but the league judge made his decision based...
  • Roma and Inter Milan draw 0-0 in half-closed stadium 02-03-2014 09:28 AM

    Rome: With nearly half the stadium closed to fans as punishment for territorial chants, not much was missed in a 0-0 draw between second-place Roma and fifth-place Inter Milan in Serie A on Saturday. Both sides came closest to scoring in the first half, when Roma had a goal from...
  • Juventus fined over air crash banner, Roma for crowd trouble 25-02-2014 11:45 PM

    Juventus have been fined after fans displayed a banner referring to the Torino air crash and AS Roma have been penalised for crowd trouble before and after Saturday's Serie A game at Bologna. In addition, Italy's sporting tribunal has banned Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero for four matches after he was...
  • Juventus coach wary of Roma 24-02-2014 12:43 PM

    Rome: Juventus head coach Antonio Conte has admitted he was wary of AS Roma, whose good form has put pressure on the Turin side in the race for the Italian Serie A title. Roma, who are nine points adrift of Juventus with one game in hand, are a team more...
  • Roma beat Bologna 1-0 to close gap on Juventus 23-02-2014 08:26 AM

    Italy: Roma ground out a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Bologna to cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to six points as Radja Nainggolan scored his first goal for the capital club on Saturday. Nainggolan scored his first Italian league goal at Bologna, in October 2010, and he also...
  • Napoli beat Roma to reach Italian Cup final 13-02-2014 12:44 PM

    Naples, Italy: Napoli humiliated Roma 3-0 on Wednesday to progress 5-3 on aggregate to the Italian Cup final against Fiorentina. Jose Maria Callejon headed in Cristian Maggio's cross to give Napoli the lead shortly after the half hour mark against last year's runners-up. The goal would have seen Napoli progress...
  • Gervinho double helps Roma down Napoli in thriller 06-02-2014 07:24 AM

    Two goals from in-form Gervinho, including the winner two minutes from time, gave AS Roma a thrilling 3-2 victory in their Italian Cup semi-final first leg against Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. Gervinho's goals helped Roma to their sixth straight win and handed Rudi Garcia's side a slender...
  • Inter Milan visit Juventus, Roma host Parma in Serie A 31-01-2014 08:15 AM

    Milan: The highlight of this weekend's Serie A matches is undoubtedly Inter Milan's visit to Juventus in what is sure to be a heated derby d'Italia match. There is also the Genoa derby on Sunday, while second-place Roma host Parma looking to take advantage of any more slip-ups from Juventus....
  • Roma move within 6 points of Juventus; Napoli held 1-1 at home 26-01-2014 10:36 PM

    Rome: Ivory Coast forward Gervinho set up one goal and scored another as Roma moved within six points of Serie A leader Juventus with a 3-1 victory at Hellas Verona on Sunday. Gervinho provided the cross for Adem Ljajic's goal in the 45th minute then scored himself on the hour...
  • AS Roma beat Juventus 1-0 in Italian Cup quarters 22-01-2014 07:16 AM

    Rome: Gervinho scored a late winner as AS Roma beat league leaders Juventus 1-0 in the Italian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Ivory Coast forward acrobatically finished Kevin Strootman's cross after a well-worked move with substitute Miralem Pjanic to line up a two-legged semi-final with either Napoli or Lazio. It...
  • Juventus beat Cagliari 4-1 to keep eight-point lead in Serie A 12-01-2014 11:44 PM

    Milan: Juventus came from behind to win 4-1 at Cagliari and maintain their eight-point advantage over second-place Roma, who beat 10-man Genoa 4-0 in Serie A on Sunday with a stunning goal by Alessandro Florenzi. Napoli beat high-flying Hellas Verona 3-0 to keep up the pressure on the top two....
  • Juventus win 4-1 at Atalanta; Roma beat Catania 4-0 22-12-2013 10:05 PM

    Milan: Juventus won 4-1 at Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday but Roma eased to a 4-0 victory over bottom club Catania to keep up the pressure on the league leader and two-time defending champion. Carlos Tevez fired Juventus into the lead in the sixth minute but Maxi Moralez's strike...
  • Fan ban lifted for Milan derby 21-12-2013 06:22 PM

    Inter Milan will have their hardcore "ultra" supporters present for Sunday's Milan derby after the Italian Football Federation's (FIGC) Court of Justice suspended a partial stadium closure while it carries out further investigations. AS Roma will also have their most vocal fans present when they host Catania on Sunday after...
  • Milan derby to take centre stage in Serie A ahead of winter break 20-12-2013 09:07 AM

    Milan: Heading into the winter break, Inter Milan will host AC Milan in the Italian league. Also, league leader Juventus will visit Atalanta, while second-place Roma - the only unbeaten side in Serie A - host Catania. Here are five things to know ahead of this weekend's matches: DERBY DELLA...
  • Totti's return makes us even stronger, says Roma coach 17-12-2013 06:56 PM

    Rome: The return of captain Francesco Totti after a long injury layoff has put a spring back in the step of AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia. The experienced playmaker, who has been out for eight weeks with a thigh injury, returned for Monday's 2-2 Serie A draw at AC Milan....
  • Roma slip five points behind Juventus after 2-2 draw at Milan 17-12-2013 08:29 AM

    Rome: Sulley Muntari salvaged a point for AC Milan with a second-half equaliser in a 2-2 draw at the San Siro on Monday that saw visiting AS Roma slip five points behind Serie A leaders Juventus. The return of Francesco Totti after two months out was not enough for Rudi...
  • Serie A: Napoli take on Inter Milan; AC Milan host Roma 13-12-2013 11:43 PM

    Rome: After a difficult week in Europe that saw only one Italian club advance in the Champions League, there are two key Serie A matches this weekend. Third-place Napoli meet fourth-place Inter Milan on Sunday and AC Milan - the only Italian club to reach the knockout phase of the...
  • Inspirational Gervinho helps Roma end draw sequence 08-12-2013 11:21 PM

    Serie A title challengers AS Roma ended a run of four successive draws with an enthralling 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Sunday, helped by an inspirational display from Gervinho who set up both their goals. The Ivorian has enjoyed a new lease of life since his move from Arsenal in...
  • Late goal earns 1-1 draw for Roma; Balotelli fires AC Milan to 3-1 win 01-12-2013 10:08 PM

    Milan: Kevin Strootman levelled in the final minute to rescue Roma's unbeaten record as the capital side snatched a 1-1 draw at Atalanta in the Italian league on Sunday. There was better news for AC Milan as a Mario Balotelli free kick helped them beat Catania 3-1 for their first...
  • Juventus stay top after wasteful Roma thwarted by Cagliari 26-11-2013 08:44 AM

    Rome: Wasteful AS Roma continued to lose momentum in Serie A on Monday as they were held to a third successive draw, 0-0 at home by lowly Cagliari, to remain second in the table behind Juventus. Unbeaten Roma, who won their first 10 matches before drawing 1-1 against Torino and...
  • Serie A: Napoli look to close the gap on Juventus, Roma 22-11-2013 11:32 AM

    Milan: Juventus will be looking to provisionally take over the lead in Serie A when it visit Livorno on Sunday, while Roma host Cagliari. Juventus beat third-place Napoli before the international break to cut Roma's advantage to one point, following a second successive draw for the capital club. Napoli host...