Italian Serie A
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Roma 2-1 Inter Milan

Edin Dzeko
Former Manchester City striker Dzeko scored the opening goal for Roma

Roma moved up to third in Serie A as goals from Edin Dzeko and Kostas Manolas secured victory over Inter Milan at the Stadio Olimpico.

Dzeko turned in Bruno Peres' cross from close range to give the hosts the lead after only five minutes.

Ever Banega equalised for Frank de Boer's side in the 72nd minute with a calm finish after Mauro Icardi's pass caught out the Roma defence.

Manolas restored Roma's lead soon after as his header deflected in off Icardi.

Inter pressed for a late equaliser but Dzeko nearly grabbed a second late on, only to be denied by Samir Handanovic's stunning save.

It was the fourth straight home win for Luciano Spalletti's side as they stayed within five points of leaders Juventus, who won 3-0 at Empoli, while Inter fall to ninth.

Line-ups

Roma

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Szczesny
  • 13da Silva Peres
  • 44Manolas
  • 20Fazio
  • 3Nunes JesusBooked at 64mins
  • 16De Rossi
  • 6Strootman
  • 11SalahSubstituted forEl Shaarawyat 70'minutes
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forNainggolanat 90'minutes
  • 8PerottiSubstituted forParedesat 79'minutes
  • 9Dzeko

Substitutes

  • 4Nainggolan
  • 5Paredes
  • 7Iturbe
  • 10Totti
  • 17Seck
  • 18Lobont
  • 19Alisson
  • 30Santos da Silva
  • 33Emerson
  • 92El Shaarawy

Inter Milan

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Handanovic
  • 15AnsaldiBooked at 36minsSubstituted forNagatomoat 62'minutes
  • 25Miranda
  • 24Murillo
  • 21SantonBooked at 24mins
  • 6João MárioSubstituted forGnoukouriat 60'minutes
  • 17Medel
  • 87CandrevaSubstituted forJoveticat 70'minutes
  • 19Banega
  • 44Perisic
  • 9Icardi

Substitutes

  • 5Melo
  • 7Kondogbia
  • 8Palacio
  • 10Jovetic
  • 13Ranocchia
  • 23Éder
  • 27Gnoukouri
  • 30Carrizo
  • 33D'Ambrosio
  • 55Nagatomo
  • 95Miangue
  • 96Barbosa Almeida
Referee:
Luca Banti
Attendance:
36,340

Match Stats

Home TeamRomaAway TeamInter Milan
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home19
Away18
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away10
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Roma 2, Inter Milan 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Roma 2, Inter Milan 1.

  3. Post update

    Miranda (Inter Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Juan Jesus (Roma).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Samir Handanovic (Inter Milan) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Éver Banega with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Bruno Peres.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Assane Demoya Gnoukouri (Inter Milan).

  8. Post update

    Edin Dzeko (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Radja Nainggolan replaces Alessandro Florenzi.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Assane Demoya Gnoukouri (Inter Milan).

  11. Post update

    Stephan El Shaarawy (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Stevan Jovetic (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Bruno Peres (Roma).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Edin Dzeko (Roma) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Edin Dzeko (Roma) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Alessandro Florenzi with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Yuto Nagatomo (Inter Milan).

  17. Post update

    Alessandro Florenzi (Roma) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Éver Banega (Inter Milan).

  19. Post update

    Kevin Strootman (Roma) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Post update

    Offside, Inter Milan. Éver Banega tries a through ball, but Stevan Jovetic is caught offside.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 2nd October 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus76011541118
2Napoli7421146814
3Roma7412169713
4Lazio7412137613
5Chievo741296313
6AC Milan74121210213
7Genoa632185311
8Torino7322138511
9Inter Milan732298111
10Cagliari73131113-210
11Bologna7313811-310
12Atalanta73041012-29
13Sassuolo7304912-39
14Fiorentina62226608
15Sampdoria7214710-37
16Udinese7214612-67
17Pescara7133710-36
18Palermo713348-46
19Empoli7115211-94
20Crotone7016516-111
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