Italian Serie A
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores on Roma debut as Italian side beat Sassuolo

Roma
Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Roma on loan from Arsenal on transfer deadline day

On-loan Arsenal forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored on his debut as AS Roma beat Sassuolo 4-2 in Serie A.

The Armenia international scored his side's third goal with a low strike after Bryan Cristante's header and a volley from Edin Dzeko had put Roma in control.

Justin Kluivert's composed finish made it 4-0 and although Domenico Berardi hit a brace for Sassuolo it was too little too late.

The win was Roma's first of the season.

They are seventh with five points after a win and two draws from their three games so far.

Line-ups

Roma

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13López
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forSpinazzolaat 73'minutes
  • 23Mancini
  • 20Fazio
  • 11Kolarov
  • 4Cristante
  • 21Veretout
  • 99KluivertSubstituted forZanioloat 72'minutes
  • 7PellegriniBooked at 28minsSubstituted forPastoreat 84'minutes
  • 77Mkhitaryan
  • 9Dzeko

Substitutes

  • 5Nunes Jesus
  • 15Cetin
  • 18Santon
  • 19N Kalinic
  • 22Zaniolo
  • 27Pastore
  • 37Spinazzola
  • 42Diawara
  • 48Antonucci
  • 63Cerantola Fuzato
  • 83Mirante

Sassuolo

Formation 3-4-3

  • 47Consigli
  • 2Santos da Silva Barbosa
  • 21Chiriches
  • 31Ferrari
  • 8DuncanSubstituted forTraoreat 84'minutes
  • 14ObiangBooked at 33mins
  • 73LocatelliSubstituted forToljanat 45'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 13PelusoSubstituted forMüldürat 70'minutes
  • 25Berardi
  • 9Caputo
  • 11Defrel

Substitutes

  • 7Boga
  • 17Müldür
  • 18Raspadori
  • 19Romagna
  • 22Toljan
  • 23Traore
  • 33Tripaldelli
  • 36Mazzitelli
  • 44Ghion
  • 56Pegolo
  • 64Russo
  • 77Kyriakopoulos
Referee:
Daniele Chiffi
Attendance:
34,407

Match Stats

Home TeamRomaAway TeamSassuolo
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home15
Away13
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Roma 4, Sassuolo 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Roma 4, Sassuolo 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Hamed Junior Traore (Sassuolo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  4. Post update

    Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Gianluca Mancini (Roma).

  6. Post update

    Gian Marco Ferrari (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Edin Dzeko (Roma).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Gregoire Defrel.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Javier Pastore (Roma) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nicolò Zaniolo.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Hamed Junior Traore (Sassuolo) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Mert Müldür.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Javier Pastore (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gregoire Defrel.

  13. Post update

    Hamed Junior Traore (Sassuolo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Aleksandar Kolarov (Roma).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Javier Pastore replaces Lorenzo Pellegrini.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Sassuolo. Hamed Junior Traore replaces Alfred Duncan.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Edin Dzeko (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Aleksandar Kolarov.

  18. Booking

    Jeremy Toljan (Sassuolo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Jeremy Toljan (Sassuolo).

  20. Post update

    Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 15th September 2019

  • RomaRoma4SassuoloSassuolo2
  • GenoaGenoa1AtalantaAtalanta2
  • BresciaBrescia3BolognaBologna4
  • ParmaParma1CagliariCagliari3
  • SPALSPAL2LazioLazio1
  • Hellas VeronaHellas Verona0AC MilanAC Milan1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inter Milan33007169
2Bologna32106427
3Juventus32105327
4Torino22005326
5Napoli32019726
6Atalanta32017616
7AC Milan32012116
8Roma31208625
9Lazio31115324
10Genoa31116604
11Hellas Verona31112204
12Sassuolo31027703
13Cagliari31024403
14Brescia310245-13
15Parma310245-13
16SPAL310245-13
17Udinese310224-23
18Fiorentina301246-21
19Lecce200205-50
20Sampdoria300319-80
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