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Bologna 1-0 Roma

Radja Nainggolan

Roma maintained the pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus as they beat Bologna thanks to Radja Nainggolan's first goal for the club.

The Belgian midfielder, who joined Roma on loan until the end of the season from Cagliari last month, stabbed in Miralem Pjanic's cross for the winner.

Mattia Destro also went close for Rudi Garcia's side with a shot that hit both posts before bouncing clear.

Roma are six points adrift of Juve, who host neighbours Torino on Sunday.

Defeat means Bologna stay two points clear of the relegation zone ahead of the rest of the weekend's fixtures.

Line-ups

Bologna

  • 1Curci
  • 8GaricsSubstituted forBarreto da Silvaat 57'minutesBooked at 64mins
  • 3Morleo
  • 21CherubinSubstituted forMantovaniat 62'minutes
  • 14NataliSubstituted forMoscardelliat 78'minutes
  • 5Antonsson
  • 33Kone
  • 19Christodoulopoulos
  • 99Cristaldo
  • 9Bianchi
  • 4Krhin

Substitutes

  • 6Sorensen
  • 10Moscardelli
  • 11Friberg
  • 13Laxalt
  • 16Malagoli
  • 20Barreto da Silva
  • 22Mantovani
  • 32Stojanovic
  • 35Cech
  • 75Crespo
  • 88Paponi

Roma

  • 26De Sanctis
  • 11Taddei
  • 46RomagnoliBooked at 45mins
  • 16De Rossi
  • 17BenatiaBooked at 34mins
  • 5Leandro
  • 44NainggolanBooked at 81mins
  • 15PjanicSubstituted forStrootmanat 61'minutes
  • 22DestroSubstituted forBastosat 74'minutes
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forLjajicat 53'minutes
  • 27Gervinho

Substitutes

  • 1Lobont
  • 2Toloi
  • 6Strootman
  • 8Ljajic
  • 20Bastos
  • 28Skorupski
  • 33Jedvaj
  • 35Torosidis
  • 94Ricci
  • 95Mazzitelli
  • 96Di Mariano
Referee:
Davide Massa

Match Stats

Home TeamBolognaAway TeamRoma
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home12
Away17
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Bologna 0, Roma 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bologna 0, Roma 1.

Attempt missed. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (Bologna) header from very close range misses to the left. Assisted by Davide Moscardelli with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Panagiotis Kone (Bologna) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ibson.

Offside, Bologna. Davide Moscardelli tries a through ball, but Rolando Bianchi is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Michel Bastos (Roma) left footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Gervinho.

Attempt missed. Radja Nainggolan (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

Ibson (Bologna) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Bologna. Panagiotis Kone tries a through ball, but Rolando Bianchi is caught offside.

Morgan De Sanctis (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ibson (Bologna).

Offside, Roma. Gervinho tries a through ball, but Adem Ljajic is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Adem Ljajic (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniele De Rossi.

Booking

Radja Nainggolan (Roma) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

Ibson (Bologna) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Kevin Strootman (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Michel Bastos.

Foul by Michel Bastos (Roma).

Archimede Morleo (Bologna) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bologna. Davide Moscardelli replaces Cesare Natali.

Offside, Roma. Rodrigo Taddei tries a through ball, but Gervinho is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Rodrigo Taddei (Roma) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Adem Ljajic.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Michel Bastos replaces Mattia Destro.

Attempt missed. Andrea Mantovani (Bologna) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Panagiotis Kone with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bologna. Conceded by Alessio Romagnoli.

Attempt blocked. Andrea Mantovani (Bologna) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Kevin Strootman (Roma).

Ibson (Bologna) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Cesare Natali (Bologna) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lazaros Christodoulopoulos with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Bologna. Conceded by Rodrigo Taddei.

Booking

Ibson (Bologna) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Daniele De Rossi (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ibson (Bologna).

Substitution

Substitution, Bologna. Andrea Mantovani replaces Nicolò Cherubin.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Kevin Strootman replaces Miralem Pjanic.

Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

Nicolò Cherubin (Bologna) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Bologna. Conceded by Radja Nainggolan.

Attempt blocked. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (Bologna) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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Saturday 22nd February 2014

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