Different results were experienced by two Italian capital teams, AS Roma and Lazio, in the 33rd week Italian League. Giallorossi won 2-1 over Hellas Verona, while Biancoceleste was held to a draw Udinese without a goal.
At the Olimpico on Thursday (7/16/2020) early morning local time, Rome excels first when the game has been running for 10 minutes. Alan Empereur’s violation of Lorenzo Pellegrini in the penalty box made the referee point to no white.
Jordan Veretout came forward as executor, and successfully carried out his duties. 1-0 for the Giallorossi.
Rome’s superiority increased in first half injury time. Through a counterattack, Leonardo Spinazzola sent a crossing from the left side which was successfully struck Edin Dzeko through his header. The ball was driven away by Verona goalkeeper Marco Silvestri, but failed. Score 2-0 closes the first round.
Verona try to get up in the second round. In the 47th minute, Roma were shocked by Matteo Pessina’s goal. Through the right side, Mattia Zaccagni sent a pass which was welcomed by Pessina with a backheel kick that fooled the visitors’ goalkeeper, Pau Lopez.
Although Verona tried to catch up, but Rome managed to maintain excellence until it was over.
Meanwhile, different results achieved by Lazio. Visit to Friuli, the care team Simone Inzaghi actually trying to appear pressing. Over 90 minutes, they fired 16 shots, but only two were on target.
The first clean chance was obtained in the 24th minute through Manuel Lazzari, but Udinese goalkeeper Juan Musso could still be pushed over. Four minutes later, turn Ciro Immobile who got the chance, but his volley was also successfully secured by Musso.
Udinese itself also does not remain silent. In contrast to Lazio, they were actually more effective in the second half, with four shots on goal, but all failed to bear fruit.
Kevin Lasagna bounced in the foot of Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha in the 53rd minute. Then in the 60th minute, Rodrigo De Paul’s long shot was countered by Strakosha.
Immobile failed to score against Udinese. Photo: Getty Images / Marco Rosi – SS Lazio—
De Paul again had the opportunity seven minutes later, but was again saved by the Albanian goalkeeper. While Udinese’s last chance in second-half injury time, also by De Paul, hit the goalpost instead.
Raihan victory makes Rome has collected 57 points and sit in fifth place standings. While Lazio failed to attenuate the distance with Juventus. A draw made them collect 69 points, eight points adrift of the Bianconeri.
As for Verona, they are still in 9th place with 44 points, while Udinese are 15th with 36 points.
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(adp / rin)