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Roma 0-2 Sampdoria

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Lorenzo De Silvestri edged the away side ahead against the run of play, but Roma failed to respond

Sampdoria condemned Roma to a first league home defeat of the season, leaving Juventus with a 14-point lead at the top of Serie A.

Lorenzo De Silvestri edged the away side ahead against the run of play, turning in after Samuel Eto'o's run.

Luis Muriel's clinical finish doubled Sampdoria's lead, before Roma midfielder Seydou Keita was sent off.

Keita was dismissed after receiving a red card for ironically applauding the referee's decision to show him yellow.

Juventus, who are chasing a fourth successive league title, beat Palermo 1-0 on Saturday.

Second-placed Roma's last home league defeat came against Juve, when they lost 1-0 on the penultimate day of last season.

Any realistic expectation of surmounting Massimiliano Allegri's side in this campaign was extinguished by a poor performance at the Stadio Olimpico, in which Roma failed to respond after going behind.

Francesco Totti, Juan Iturbe and Gervinho all missed good chances as Roma dominated for an hour, but the home side created little once Sampdoria went ahead.

Joaquin
Joaquin provided the assist for Fiorentina's equaliser, before scoring the winner himself in the 89th minute

Elsewhere, two goals in the last seven minutes earned Fiorentina a 2-1 home win against AC Milan, who had led through Mattia Destro.

Substitute Joaquin provided the cross for Gonzalo Rodriguez to head in Fiorentina's first, before scoring himself with one minute of normal time to play.

The result leaves 10th-placed Milan, managed by former striker Filippo Inzaghi, with just 10 points from their last 11 matches.

Fiorentina stay fifth, four points off third-placed Lazio, who consolidated their position in the league's final Champions League spot with a 2-0 win at Torino, midfielder Felipe Anderson scoring both goals.

Line-ups

Roma

  • 26De Sanctis
  • 35TorosidisSubstituted forLjajicat 72'minutes
  • 2Yanga-Mbiwa
  • 23AstoriBooked at 56mins
  • 25Holebas
  • 24Florenzi
  • 20KeitaBooked at 81mins
  • 15PjanicBooked at 86mins
  • 27Gervinho
  • 10TottiSubstituted forVerdeat 63'minutes
  • 7IturbeSubstituted forDoumbiaat 68'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lobont
  • 3Cole
  • 8Ljajic
  • 28Skorupski
  • 32Paredes
  • 33Spolli
  • 48Ucan
  • 52Pellegrini
  • 53Verde
  • 88Doumbia
  • 91Calabresi
  • 96Sanabria

Sampdoria

  • 2Viviano
  • 29De Silvestri
  • 26SilvestreBooked at 39mins
  • 5Romagnoli
  • 19Regini
  • 21Soriano
  • 17PalomboBooked at 51mins
  • 14ObiangBooked at 24minsSubstituted forDuncanat 63'minutes
  • 23ÉderSubstituted forWszolekat 90+2'minutes
  • 9OkakaSubstituted forMurielat 74'minutes
  • 99Eto'o

Substitutes

  • 6Duncan
  • 8Correa
  • 18Bergessio
  • 24Muriel
  • 25Coda
  • 27Djordjevic
  • 32Marchionni
  • 33Romero
  • 77Wszolek
  • 88Frison
Referee:
Gianpaolo Calvarese
Attendance:
33,250

Match Stats

Home TeamRomaAway TeamSampdoria
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home17
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home12
Away3
Fouls
Home11
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Roma 0, Sampdoria 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Roma 0, Sampdoria 2.

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Samuel Eto'o (Sampdoria).

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Pawel Wszolek replaces Éder.

Attempt missed. Vasco Regini (Sampdoria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a fast break.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Angelo Palombo.

Attempt blocked. Davide Astori (Roma) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alessandro Florenzi with a cross.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Samuel Eto'o.

Foul by Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Roma).

Samuel Eto'o (Sampdoria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Miralem Pjanic (Roma) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Miralem Pjanic (Roma).

Éder (Sampdoria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. José Holebas (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Miralem Pjanic.

Gervinho (Roma) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alessio Romagnoli (Sampdoria).

Adem Ljajic (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Éder (Sampdoria).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Seydou Keita (Roma).

Booking

Seydou Keita (Roma) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Emiliano Viviano.

Attempt saved. Miralem Pjanic (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Emiliano Viviano.

Attempt saved. Daniele Verde (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Miralem Pjanic.

Goal!

Goal! Roma 0, Sampdoria 2. Luis Muriel (Sampdoria) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Éder.

Luis Muriel (Sampdoria) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Samuel Eto'o.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Vasco Regini.

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Luis Muriel replaces Stefano Okaka.

Attempt missed. Éder (Sampdoria) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Samuel Eto'o.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Adem Ljajic replaces Vasilis Torosidis.

Corner, Roma. Conceded by Alessio Romagnoli.

Attempt blocked. Daniele Verde (Roma) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is blocked. Assisted by Vasilis Torosidis.

Attempt missed. Vasilis Torosidis (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Seydou Keita.

Substitution

Substitution, Roma. Seydou Doumbia replaces Juan Iturbe.

Davide Astori (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Éder (Sampdoria).

Seydou Keita (Roma) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alfred Duncan (Sampdoria).

Substitution

Substitution, Sampdoria. Alfred Duncan replaces Pedro Obiang.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Monday 16th March 2015

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