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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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

Formation 4-3-3

  • 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
  • 27Kouassi

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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Verona 1, Roma 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Verona 1, Roma 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Davide Astori (Roma).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Corner, Roma. Conceded by Vangelis Moras.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

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

  9. Booking

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Radja Nainggolan (Roma).

  11. Post update

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

  12. Booking

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Kostas Manolas (Roma).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Verona. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos replaces Juanito Gómez.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Daniele Verde replaces Miralem Pjanic.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Verona. Conceded by Kostas Manolas.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Luca Toni (Verona).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 22nd February 2015

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