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Roma 1-0 Bologna: Roma avoid defeat and secure a 1-0 victory at home to The Greyhounds

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Roma snatched all three points from Bologna in a narrow 1-0 victory on Sunday, at the Stadio Olympico. Roma arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 2-2 draw against Sassuolo. Bologna were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Internazionale. As the table looks today, Roma and Bologna currently occupy 7th and 11th spots in the table, with 54 points and 34 points respectively after 30 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Roma, thanks to Borja Mayoral giving Roma the lead just before half-time Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

For Roma, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Jordan Veretout, Rick Karsdorp, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Javier Pastore, came on for Andreas Olsen, Musa Barrow, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Mattias Svanberg and Jerdy Schouten. Bologna brought on Riccardo Orsolini, Nicola Sansone, Valentin Antov, Musa Juwara and Nicolas Dominguez, to replace Andreas Olsen, Musa Barrow, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Mattias Svanberg and Jerdy Schouten.

There were bookings for Pedro, Gonzalo Villar and Lorenzo Pellegrini from Roma. For Bologna, Lorenzo De Silvestri saw yellow.

Roma will next travel to Torino, while Bologna will face Spezia Calcio at home.

Technical card:
Roma: Lukasz Skorupski, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Danilo, Adama Soumaoro, Mitchell Dijks, Andreas Olsen, Jerdy Schouten, Roberto Soriano, Mattias Svanberg, Rodrigo Palacio and Musa Barrow
Bologna: Antonio Mirante, Federico Fazio, Roger Ibanez, Gianluca Mancini, Bruno Peres, Gonzalo Villar, Amadou Diawara, Bryan Reynolds, Borja Mayoral, Carles Perez and Pedro
Stadium: the Stadio Olympico
Goals: Borja Mayoral (1-0, min. 44)

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