Italian Serie A
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Fiorentina 1-2 Roma

Fiorentina v Roma
Mohamed Salah scored his fifth goal of the season before he was later sent off

Mohamed Salah scored against his former club as Roma moved top of Serie A with victory at previous leaders Fiorentina.

The former Chelsea midfielder, 23, found the bottom corner with a curling effort before Gervinho ran through to double the lead before half-time.

Salah was sent off for a second yellow card with four minutes left before Fiorentina pulled a goal back through Khouma Babacar.

Roma are unbeaten in four games and have a two-point lead at the summit.

Fiorentina complained to Fifa against Chelsea over the Egypt international Salah, who opted not to complete an 18-month loan stay in Florence.

He instead joined Roma on loan for the 2015-16 season, a move which has since been made permanent.

Fiorentina believe Salah should have remained with them for an additional year as part of the terms of the deal that saw Juan Cuadrado sold to Chelsea.

Line-ups

Fiorentina

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 12Tatarusanu
  • 32RoncagliaBooked at 53mins
  • 2RodríguezSubstituted forBabacarat 82'minutes
  • 13Astori
  • 16BlaszczykowskiSubstituted forRossiat 61'minutes
  • 5BadeljSubstituted forFernándezat 61'minutes
  • 8Vecino
  • 10BernardeschiBooked at 70mins
  • 72Ilicic
  • 20Valero Iglesias
  • 9N Kalinic

Substitutes

  • 4Tomovic
  • 11Rebic
  • 14Fernández
  • 18Suárez
  • 21Verdú
  • 22Rossi
  • 23Pasqual
  • 24Lezzerini
  • 30Babacar
  • 33Sepe

Roma

Formation 4-3-3

  • 25SzczesnyBooked at 84mins
  • 24FlorenziBooked at 26mins
  • 44Manolas
  • 2Rüdiger
  • 3Digne
  • 4Nainggolan
  • 16De RossiBooked at 35minsSubstituted forVainqueurat 37'minutes
  • 15PjanicSubstituted forTorosidisat 79'minutes
  • 27KouassiSubstituted forGyömbérat 89'minutes
  • 9DzekoBooked at 18mins
  • 11SalahBooked at 87mins

Substitutes

  • 5Castan da Silva
  • 7Iturbe
  • 13Sisenando
  • 14Falque
  • 18Ponce
  • 21Vainqueur
  • 23Gyömbér
  • 26De Sanctis
  • 33Emerson
  • 35Torosidis
  • 48Ucan
  • 97Umar
Referee:
Daniele Orsato
Attendance:
36,297

Match Stats

Home TeamFiorentinaAway TeamRoma
Possession
Home71%
Away29%
Shots
Home21
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Fiorentina 1, Roma 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Fiorentina 1, Roma 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Fiorentina 1, Roma 2. Khouma Babacar (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Borja Valero with a through ball.

  4. Post update

    Borja Valero (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by William Vainqueur (Roma).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Khouma Babacar (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Giuseppe Rossi.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Facundo Roncaglia (Fiorentina) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Josip Ilicic.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Norbert Gyömbér replaces Gervinho.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Facundo Roncaglia (Fiorentina).

  10. Post update

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

  11. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Mohamed Salah (Roma).

  12. Booking

    Mohamed Salah (Roma) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Facundo Roncaglia (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Mohamed Salah (Roma).

  15. Post update

    Matías Fernández (Fiorentina) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Mohamed Salah (Roma).

  17. Post update

    Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by William Vainqueur (Roma).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Davide Astori (Fiorentina).

  20. Post update

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 25th October 2015

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