Goals and Highlights: Roma 1-2 Juventus in 2020 Serie A
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Highlights from tonight's match
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Full Time | AS Roma 1-2 Juventus
Roma played good football, but their mistakes at the very start of the game costed them the game. Juventus ends the first half of the season as the leader in Serie A.
90'+4'
Florenzi carded after stopping Matuidi with a foul.
90'+3'
Juventus defending with 11 men. Cristante takes a powerful shot that ends up over the bar!
90'+2'
Diawara shoots, but the keeper is well positioned to save it!
90'+1'
De Ligt slides before Dzeko could finish it. On the second shot from Florenzi, the ball is over the bar!
90'
Roma all out attacking looking to equalize! Five minutes of added time!
86'
Pau López denies Cristiano Ronaldo by diving at his feet before he could shoot.
83'
Kalinic is carded after protesting a referee's decision.

 

82' | Roma Substitution
Nikola Kalinic replaces Diego Perotti
81'
Cristante carded for fouling Cuadrado.
80'
Szczesny saves Juventus! Kolarov's header was going in, but the keeper held on to it!
79' | VAR Check: No goal!
Higuain was caught offside on the pass from Cristiano and the game remains 1-2.
78' | Juventus GOOOOOOOAL!
On a counter, Cristiano assists Higuain who finishes it with his left to the far post!
76'
Cristiano misses a header inside the box! His attempt is just wide!
75'
Perotti cross towards Smalling. Smalling tries to head the ball toward Dzeko, but Szczesny catches the ball before the striker can reach it.
71'
Perotti strikes. The ball is off target, but Dzeko almost gets there to head it in!
67' | Juventus Substitutions
Dybala and Ramsey are out. Danilo and Higuain are in.
67' | Roma Substitution
Cristante replaces Veretout.
67' | Roma GOOOOOOOOOAL!
Perotti takes the penalty calmly and we're 2-1!
65' | VAR Check: Penalty for Roma!
The ref sees evidence to call handball on Alex Sandro and we'll have a penalty kick!
65' | VAR Check!
The referee will check the play to determine if there's a penalty.
64'
Alex Sandro miraculously stops the ball from going in right on the goal line.

Roma's players allege there's handball from the Brazilian defender.

64'
Great cross that finds Dzeko inside the box. The striker shoots with his right and hits the post!
60'
Yet another cross from Ramsey that fails to find Dybala and Cristiano.

Roma remain in possession of the ball, but Juve's counter attacks feel dangerous.

57'
Ramsey attempts a cross looking for Cristiano, but the Portuguese man had moved to the opposite direction.
53'
Cross to the far post. Mancini hits it with his left, but it's wide from the post!
53'
Roma keeps putting pressure on Juventus, but they are unable to be precise on the last touch.
52'
Pellegrini reaches the goal line and sends a cross. The ball is cleared before reaching Dzeko.
47'
Good low cross looking for Dzeko. De Ligt does wel to not allow the striker to make a good shot.
45' | Second Half Begins
We're underway with the last 45 minutes of the match!
Cristiano scores the 0-2 via penalty!
Demiral's goal for the 0-1
Half Time | AS Roma 0-2 Juventus
In a very evenly matched game, the mistakes at the start of the game from Roma are costing them the three points.

Juventus leads by two at half time.

45'+4'
Perotti tries a cross, but the ball was on target! Szczesny hast to send it over the bar.
45'+2'
Through ball for Cristiano. He gets inside the box and tries to finish to the far post. Pau López quickly dives and stretches an arm to stop the ball from going in.
45'+1'
Kolarov takes the free kick, but the wall sends it to corner kick.
45'
Cuadrado has to foul Perotti right before he gets inside the box. The Colombian player sees a yellow card.
42'
Ramsey catches a long ball from Dybala to start a counter attack, but he's unable to find Cristiano to create more danger.
39'
Bonucci clears a dangerous cross with the tip of his toes!
36'| Roma Substitution
Ünder replaces the injured Zaniolo.
34'
Zaniolo is injured after that last play. He's stretchered out of the field and won't be able to continue.
32'
De Ligt also sees a yellow card from protesting the ref's call on that last play.
30'
Rabiot is now carded after stopping a great run from Zaniolo.
25'
Mancini is carded for fouling Matuidi.
21'
Interesting ball for CR7. He tries to cross but the ref stops the play and signals for offside.
19' | Juventus Substitution
De Ligt replaces the injured Demiral.
18'
Florenzi with a great cross. The ball finds Pellegrini who shoots, but the ball is blocked by Rabiot right before the ball went in.

The Roma players alleged a handball, but the ref says play on!

16'
Demiral seems to have a serious injury after landing incorrectly on a header attempt.
15'
Kolarov gets a yellow card for a late challenge on Rabiot.
14'
Cross from Kolarov headed by Chris Smalling. Szczesny catches it with no trouble.
12'
Pjanic is carded after comitting a foul on Pellegrini just outside Juventus' box.
10' | Juventus GOOOOOOOAL!
Cristiano Ronaldo takes the penalty and scores with no trouble!
8' | Penalty for Juventus!
Cristiano steals the ball inside Roma's box. Veretout has to foul Dybala to stop him from scoring and we'll have a penalty kick.

Verteout is carded for the foul.

7'
Perotti strikes well over the crossbar.
6'
Long ball for Dzeko. Before he can get a shot in, Demirai sends it corner kick.
5'
Dybala steals the ball and leads a counter attack. He gives the ball to Ramsey who tries to assist Cristiano, but the defense does well to not allow the ball to reach #7.
3'
Pellegrini tries a finesse shot with his left, but his attempt is wide from the goal.
2' | Juventus GOOOOOOOAL!
From a free kick, Dybala sends a cross to the far post. Demiral is there to push the ball in and give the bianconeri the lead!
0' | Kick Off!
We're underway with Roma vs Juventus from Stadio Olímpico.
Roma is using an all-blue alternative uniform while Juve will wear a their all-white kit.
Both teams are lined up at midfield as the Serie A anthem plays.

The captains shake hands and we're ready for the start of the match!

Everything set for kickoff!

 

This is how Dybala practices shooting!
Roma are close to finishing their warm up prior to the match!

 

Don't go anywhere!
We're just fifteen minutes away from kickoff!

Juventus visits Roma with hopes of regaining the first place in the Serie A.
Dybala, Rabiot and Cuadrado focused on getting back to the top of the table with a win!

Despite hosting Lazio vs Napoli last night, the grass at Stadio Olimpico in Rome looks to be in terrific shape for our match.

The home team has also stepped onto the pitch!

 

Juventus step onto the pitch for their warm up!

 

Bosnian duel!
Probably the two best footballers from Bosnia & Herzegovina will be in the pitch tonight.

Edin Dzeko and Miralem Pjanic will be key in deciding tonight's winner.

Juventus' last win against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico came in May 2014 .

Since then 5 games have resulted in two draws and three defeats.

Can they end the negative streak tonight?

Juventus: Starting XI
Szczesny; Cuadrado, Demiral, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Pjanic, Matuidi, Rabiot; Ramsey, Dybala, Ronaldo.

AS Roma: Starting XI
Pau López; Florenzi, Smalling, Mancini, Kolarov; Diawara, Veretout, Zaniolo, Pellegrini; Perotti, Dzeko.

Juventus has also made its arrival to the venue of the 1990 World Cup Final

 

Roma has arrived home. Their mind is set on getting the three points tonight and staying in Champions League positions.

Estadio Olimpico looks majestic tonight!
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AS Roma and Juventus square off in an important match in Serie A.

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The squad list from AS Roma to face this fixture

 

The bianconeri squad list for this match!
Juventus: Last Serie A lineup
Szczesny; Cuadrado; Demiral, Bonucci, Sandro; Rabiot, Pjanic, Matuidi, Ramsey; Dybala, Ronaldo.
AS Roma: Last Serie A lineup
Sabata; Florenzi, Mancini, Smalling, Kolarov; Veretout, Diawara, Zaniolo, Pellegrini, Perotti; Dzeko.
Juventus' Man to Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo
CR7 can single handedly win a game for you. He did so in Juve's last Serie A fixture against Cagliari with a hat trick.

The Portuguese player is one of the best players of all time and despite being near the end of his carrer, he's still in tremendous form.

AS Roma's Man to Watch: Edin Dzeko
The Bosnian striker is synonimous with goal. His technical quality and strength are dangerous for any defensive line in Serie A.

In the current season, he has started all 18 league games for Roma and has scored on 7 ocassions.

How to watch AS Roma vs Juventus Live TV and Stream
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Last Meeting
The last meeting between the two teams came on May 12th of last year.

Roma came out on top with a 2-0 victory with goals by Florenzi and Dzeko on the 79th and 90th minutes.

AS Roma: Current form
Roma have the same balance in their last five games as their rivals tonight.

They beat Fiorentina (1-4), SPAL (3-1) and Verona (1-3). A draw against Inter (0-0)  and a loss with Torino (2-0) were the other results for them.

Juventus: Current form
Juve has won its last three league matches. They defeated Cagliari (4-0), Sampdoria (1-2) and Udinese (2-0).

In the two games prior to that, they had dropped points with a loss against Lazio (3-1) and a draw with Sassuolo (2-2).

Roma looking to stay in Champions League spots
The home team arrive to this match with 35 points in 18 games. They currently sit fourth in the Serie A table, with a fifth-placed Atalanta having the same amount of points as them.

If the Roma side wants to stay in the Champions League berths, they'll have to do their best to win at Stadio Olimpico tonight.

A big match for Juventus
With Inter dropping points yesterday in a draw against Atalanta at San Siro, Juventus have the chance to regain the top the of the table.

The biaconeri currently sit second with 45 points, while the nerazzurri have 46 units with one more match. Thus, the victory is crucial if they aspire to win another Scudetto.

The AS Roma vs Juventus match will be played at the Stadio Olimpico, in Rome, Italy. The kick-off is scheduled at 2:45pm ET.

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