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AS Roma avoid defeat and secure a 3-1 victory at home to Hellas Verona

Technical card:
AS Roma: Marco Silvestri, Antonin Barak, Darko Lazovic, Ivan Ilic, Federico Ceccherini, Mattia Zaccagni, Koray Gunter, Pawel Dawidowicz, Nikola Kalinic, Adrien Tameze and Davide Faraoni
Hellas Verona: Rick Karsdorp, Borja Mayoral, Roger Ibanez, Leonardo Spinazzola, Gianluca Mancini, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Jordan Veretout, Gonzalo Villar, Pau Lopez, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Chris Smalling
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
Goals: Gianluca Mancini (1-0, min. 20), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (2-0, min. 22), Borja Mayoral (3-0, min. 29) and Ebrima Colley (3-1, min. 62)

Roma enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Verona at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. AS Roma were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Hellas Verona had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 3-1 victory against Napoli. As it stands, AS Roma and Hellas Verona currently occupy 3rd and 9th spots in the league, with 40 points and 30 points respectively after 20 matches.

AS Roma scored first, following Gianluca Mancini opening the scoring, 20 minutes in. Later, AS Roma scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Henrikh Mkhitaryan to make it 2-0. Later, AS Roma scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Borja Mayoral, 29 minutes in, to take a 3-0 lead into half time.

Hellas Verona took the initiative in the second half, thanks to a goal from Ebrima Colley in the 62nd minute. The game ended with a 3-1 victory for AS Roma.

For AS Roma Marash Kumbulla, Bryan Cristante, Carles Perez, Amadou Diawara and Bruno Peres came on for Chris Smalling, Gonzalo Villar, Borja Mayoral, Jordan Veretout and Rick Karsdorp, while Verona brought on Kevin Lasagna, Daniel Bessa, Federico Dimarco, Ebrima Colley and Iyenoma Destiny Udogie to replace Nikola Kalinic, Ivan Ilic, Davide Faraoni, Mattia Zaccagni and Federico Ceccherini.

There were bookings for Lorenzo Pellegrini and Marash Kumbulla from Roma and Davide Faraoni for Verona.

Next up, AS Roma are away to Juventus, whilst Hellas Verona will travel to face Udinese.

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