ROMA VS. PARMA, OUR OPPONENTS IN FOCUS

Parma, 6 July 2020 – Next up for the Crociati: Roma at the Olimpico. Let’s take a closer look at the Giallorossi.

ROMA’S CURRENT CAMPAIGN
The club from the capital have a total of 48 points at the time of writing, with a record of: 14 wins, six draws and ten defeats. They have picked up 24 points at home, winning seven, drawing three and losing five.

THE GIALLOROSSI’S STATS
Roma have taken 363 shots from a total of 1499 attacks – 206 of those have been on target. The majority of Roma’s goals (12, 22%) have come between the 45th and 60th minutes. Edin Dzeko leads the Giallorossi’s goalscoring charts, having netted 14 times in the current campaign. Henrikh Mkhitaryan is second with seven. Lorenzo Pellegrini has provided the most assists (nine) followed by veteran full-back Aleksandar Kolarov (three).

LAST TIME OUT
In their last game in Serie A, Roma lost 2-1 away to Napoli. The Giallorossi lined up with this starting XI: Pau Lopez; Ibanez, Mancini, Smalling (30′ Fazio), Zappacosta; Pellegrini (76′ Cristante), Veretout, Spinazzola; Mkhitaryan, Kluivert (66′ Zaniolo); Dzeko. Bench: Mirante, Fuzato, Santon, Kolarov, Villar, Diawara, Perez, Pastore, Under, Kalinic. Coach: Fonseca.

THE REVERSE FIXTURE
Parma beat Roma 2-0 at the Tardini earlier in the year, playing with this starting XI: Sepe, Iacoponi, Dermaku, Hernani Jr, Cornelius, Scozzarella (71′ Barillà), Gervinho (cap.) (45′ Sprocati), Gagliolo (83′ B. Alves), Kucka, Darmian, Kulusevski.

Bench: Colombi, Alastra, Brugman, Laurini, Barillà, Camara, Adorante, Pezzella. Coach: D’Aversa.