Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
Sampdoria, 3rd position with 15 points and a positive goal difference of +5
AS Roma, 2nd position with 18 points and a positive goal difference of +10
Disciplinary Situation BEFORE the game: 1 suspended player for SAMPDORIA: Cacciatore.
1 suspended player for AS ROMA: Manolas
AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia preparing the team on Friday 24 October at the Centro Sportivo Trigoria for the Serie A Week 8 game, Sampdoria vs AS Roma, on Saturday 25 October 2014 at the Luigi Ferrari Stadium in Genoa, Italy at 20:45.
As reported by Roma official website, training including the usual warm-up, Totti and teammates got stuck into some practice games, before moving on to tactical drills. The session was rounded off with a friendly match on a reduced-size field.
- Strootman started off with some personalized exercises before joining the rest of his team-mates.
- Marco Boriello and Keita trained away from the group and also worked out in the gym.
- Maicon had a physiotherapy session.
- Castan had a tailored practice session.
Here are AS ROMA official called up players by coach Rudi Garcia for the game against Sampdoria:
Goalkeepers: Morgan De Sanctis, Lobont, Skorupski
Defenders: Astori, Calabresi, Holebas, Cole, Yanga-Mbiwa, Somma, Torosidis
Midfielders: Daniele De Rossi, Emanuelson, Florenzi, Radja Nainggolan, Paredes, Pjanic, Uçan
Forwards: Mattia Destro, Gervinho, Juan Iturbe, Ljajic, Sanabria, Totti
Probable formation, Sampdoria (4-3-3): Romero; De Silvestri, Silvestre, Romagnoli, Regini; Soriano, Palombo, Obiang; Gabbiadini, Okaka, Eder
Unavailable: Krsticic, Viviano, De Vitis
Probable formation, AS Roma (4-3-3): De Sanctis; Torosidis, Astori, Yanga-Mbiwa, Holebas; Pjanic, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Ljajic, Totti, Destro
Unavailable: Balzaretti, Strootman, Maicon, Borriello, Keita, Castan
Photos AS Roma training courtesy of asroma.it
Sampdoria – AS Roma
Saturday 25 October 2014
Luigi Ferraris Stadium
Assistants: NICOLETTI – GALLONI
Fourth Official: MANGANELLI