Match ends, Roma 3, Brescia 0.
Chris Smalling scored one goal and assisted two others as Roma moved into the Serie A top four with a comfortable win over bottom-of-the-table Brescia.
On-loan Manchester United defender Smalling headed in from Lorenzo Pellegrini's corner after 49 minutes.
Up for another corner eight minutes later, Smalling's cushioned header set up fellow centre-back Gianluca Mancini.
The England international met a third Pellegrini cross as Edin Dzeko sealed the points for Paulo Fonseca's side.
Dzeko was denied a second in the latter stages, drawing a good save from Jesse Joronen before having a goal ruled out for offside.
Smalling, 30, becomes the third English player to score at least two goals in a Serie A season since 2000, after AC Milan's David Beckham in 2008-2009 and Perugia's Jay Bothroyd in 2003-2004.
Roma climb to fourth in the Italian top flight, two points behind third-placed Lazio, who required a 91st-minute winner to beat Sassuolo 2-1.
Cagliari can move back into the Champions League places with victory over Lecce on Monday.
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- 24FlorenziSubstituted forSantonat 77'minutes
- 22ZanioloBooked at 80minsSubstituted forPerottiat 80'minutes
- 7PellegriniSubstituted forÜnderat 72'minutes
- 5Nunes Jesus
- 63Cerantola Fuzato
- 25BisoliSubstituted forMorosiniat 84'minutes
- 28Orestes CaldeiraBooked at 70mins
- 6NdojSubstituted forZmrhalat 62'minutes
- 11TorregrossaSubstituted forAyeat 70'minutes
- Marco Di Bello
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Roma 3, Brescia 0.
Corner, Roma. Conceded by Jhon Chancellor.
Attempt blocked. Chris Smalling (Roma) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Cengiz Ünder with a cross.
Corner, Roma. Conceded by Bruno Martella.
Attempt missed. Aleksandar Kolarov (Roma) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Edin Dzeko.
Attempt missed. Cengiz Ünder (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Edin Dzeko.
Hand ball by Florian Aye (Brescia).
Substitution, Brescia. Leonardo Morosini replaces Dimitri Bisoli.
Foul by Davide Santon (Roma).
Jaromir Zmrhal (Brescia) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Hand ball by Dimitri Bisoli (Brescia).
Offside, Roma. Aleksandar Kolarov tries a through ball, but Edin Dzeko is caught offside.
Attempt blocked. Jordan Veretout (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gianluca Mancini.
Substitution, Roma. Diego Perotti replaces Nicolò Zaniolo.
Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma) is shown the yellow card.
Corner, Roma. Conceded by Jesse Joronen.
Attempt saved. Edin Dzeko (Roma) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.
Hand ball by Stefano Sabelli (Brescia).
Substitution, Roma. Davide Santon replaces Alessandro Florenzi.