Italian Serie A
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Verona 1-1 Roma

Francesco Totti
Francesco Totti has now scored five goals in Serie A this season

Veteran forward Francesco Totti scored for Roma but his side were held to a draw at Hellas Verona and lost vital ground on Serie A leaders Juventus.

The 38-year-old's fifth league goal of the season put the visitors ahead as he shot in low from the edge of the area.

But Bosko Jankovic's deflected header from a corner for Verona cancelled out the former Italy international's goal.

The result left second-placed Roma nine points adrift of Juventus, who were 2-1 winners over Atalanta on Friday.

Elsewhere, Lazio fought back from a goal down to beat mid-table Palermo 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League.

Paulo Dybala put Palermo ahead but Stefano Mauri equalised before Antonio Candreva's winner, which left Lazio two points behind third-placed Napoli, who host Sassuolo on Monday.

Former Middlesbrough striker Massimo Maccarone scored twice as Empoli boosted their survival hopes with a 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Chievo. Daniele Rugani was also on target for Empoli.

A goal from Giacomo Bonaventura and Giampaolo Pazzini's penalty gave Milan a 2-0 win over second-bottom side Cesena at San Siro.

In Sunday's late kick-off, Fiorentina and Torino played out a 1-1 draw in Florence after Mohamed Salah's goal was cancelled out by a strike from Giuseppe Vives.

Line-ups

Hellas Verona

  • 22Benussi
  • 3Pisano
  • 4Márquez
  • 18Moras
  • 28Brivio
  • 23IonitaSubstituted forObbadiat 69'minutes
  • 77Tachtsidis
  • 10Hallfredsson
  • 21Gómez TalebBooked at 68minsSubstituted forChristodoulopoulosat 84'minutes
  • 9Toni
  • 11JankovicBooked at 2minsSubstituted forGrecoat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Sorensen
  • 7Saviola
  • 8Obbadi
  • 17López
  • 19Greco
  • 20Christodoulopoulos
  • 25Marques Pinto
  • 30Campanharo
  • 33Agostini
  • 70Pereira da Silva
  • 71Martic
  • 95Gollini

Roma

  • 26De Sanctis
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forTorosidisat 40'minutes
  • 44ManolasBooked at 86mins
  • 23Astori
  • 3ColeBooked at 68mins
  • 4NainggolanBooked at 87mins
  • 20Keita
  • 15PjanicSubstituted forVerdeat 83'minutes
  • 8Ljajic
  • 10TottiSubstituted forDoumbiaat 66'minutes
  • 27Gervinho

Substitutes

  • 2Yanga-Mbiwa
  • 12Curci
  • 16De Rossi
  • 25Holebas
  • 28Skorupski
  • 32Paredes
  • 33Spolli
  • 35Torosidis
  • 48Ucan
  • 53Verde
  • 88Doumbia
  • 96Sanabria
Referee:
Andrea Gervasoni
Attendance:
17,953

Match Stats

Home TeamHellas VeronaAway TeamRoma
Possession
Home23%
Away77%
Shots
Home8
Away16
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home6
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Verona 1, Roma 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Verona 1, Roma 1.

Foul by Davide Astori (Roma).

Luca Toni (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (Verona) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Mounir Obbadi.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Vangelis Moras.

Offside, Verona. Davide Brivio tries a through ball, but Luca Toni is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Radja Nainggolan (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Seydou Keita.

Booking

Radja Nainggolan (Roma) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

Davide Brivio (Verona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Kostas Manolas (Roma) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kostas Manolas (Roma).

Luca Toni (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Verona. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos replaces Juanito Gómez.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Daniele Verde replaces Miralem Pjanic.

Corner, Verona. Conceded by Kostas Manolas.

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

Seydou Keita (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luca Toni (Verona).

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Vangelis Moras.

Foul by Seydou Doumbia (Roma).

Vangelis Moras (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Seydou Doumbia (Roma) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ashley Cole.

Seydou Keita (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Emil Hallfredsson (Verona).

Substitution

Substitution, Verona. Leandro Greco replaces Bosko Jankovic.

Substitution

Substitution, Verona. Mounir Obbadi replaces Artur Ionita.

Booking

Ashley Cole (Roma) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Luca Toni (Verona) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Juanito Gómez (Verona) is shown the yellow card.

Offside, Verona. Davide Brivio tries a through ball, but Juanito Gómez is caught offside.

Foul by Seydou Keita (Roma).

Eros Pisano (Verona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Emil Hallfredsson.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Seydou Doumbia replaces Francesco Totti.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Vangelis Moras.

Attempt missed. Francesco Totti (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Miralem Pjanic.

Attempt blocked. Radja Nainggolan (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Radja Nainggolan (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Miralem Pjanic.

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