Match ends, Roma 3, Chievo 0.
Roma moved to within one point of Serie A leaders Juventus after a 3-0 home victory against Chievo.
Mattia Destro headed in Miralem Pjanic's fourth-minute corner before Adem Ljajic doubled the hosts' lead following a pass from Francesco Totti.
Roma, whose side included ex-England left-back Ashley Cole, moved further ahead when Totti converted a penalty after Daniele De Rossi had been fouled.
The Italian team host Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Roma are second in Group E after a 5-1 win against CSKA Moscow and a 1-1 draw at Manchester City and will go into the game against the German champions in confident mood after their sixth win in seven domestic league games.
Juventus dropped their first points of the season when they drew 1-1 at bottom side Sassuolo after six successive victories at the beginning of the campaign.
- 26De Sanctis
- 15PjanicBooked at 57minsSubstituted forParedesat 68'minutes
- 16De Rossi
- 4NainggolanSubstituted forUcanat 89'minutes
- 10TottiSubstituted forFlorenziat 61'minutes
- 20SardoSubstituted forCesarat 71'minutes
- 34BiraghiSubstituted forFragaat 81'minutes
- 10LópezBooked at 58minsSubstituted forMeggioriniat 65'minutes
- Gianpaolo Calvarese
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Roma 3, Chievo 0.
Attempt saved. Riccardo Meggiorini (Chievo) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Edimar.
Substitution, Roma. Salih Ucan replaces Radja Nainggolan.
Offside, Chievo. Perparim Hetemaj tries a through ball, but Nicolas Frey is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top right corner.
Foul by Leandro Paredes (Roma).
Perparim Hetemaj (Chievo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt missed. Alberto Paloschi (Chievo) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Nicolas Frey.
Attempt saved. Mattia Destro (Roma) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.
Substitution, Chievo. Edimar replaces Cristiano Biraghi.
Attempt missed. Mattia Destro (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Maicon.
Offside, Chievo. Isaac Cofie tries a through ball, but Alberto Paloschi is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Ivan Radovanovic (Chievo) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Adem Ljajic (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ervin Zukanovic (Chievo).
Substitution, Chievo. Bostjan Cesar replaces Gennaro Sardo.
Substitution, Roma. Leandro Paredes replaces Miralem Pjanic.
Attempt missed. Gennaro Sardo (Chievo) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ervin Zukanovic.
Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).