Serie A Standing BEFORE the game:
AS Roma 2nd position with 22 points and a positive goal difference of +10
Torino, 12th position with 12 points and a negative goal difference of -2
AS Roma returning to the winning road to keep up the race for the Scudetto with Juventus alive. Torino struggling at the Olimpico di Roma Stadium.
A determined start for Roma opening the score in the 8th minute with defender Vasilis Torosidis defeating Torino goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet with a right footed shot in the bottom right corner. The assist is by Roma captain Francesco Totti.
AS Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis celebrating after his goal against Hellas Verona
Party is on with the Roman gladiators increasing the score in the 27th minute. It is midfielder Seydou Keita to defeat Torino goalkeeper Gillet with a left footed shot in the bottom right corner. The assist is by midfielder Miralem Pjanic.
First half ends 56% ball possession AS Roma and 44% ball possession Torino.
Roma with full engine now increase the speed to archive the victory. In the 58th minute, bam, there you go the third goal of the match with forward Adem Ljajic defeating Torino goalkeeper Gillet with a right footed shot in the to pr right corner. The assist is by midfielder Miralem Pjanic.
Disciplinary situation, before the game. No suspended players for AS ROMA and TORINO.
- Here is AS ROMA official starting lineup by coach Rudi Garcia:
AS ROMA (4-3-3): De Sanctis; Torosidis, Yanga-Mbiwa, Manolas, Cole; Pjanic, De Rossi, Keita; Gervinho, Totti, Ljajic
- Here is TORINO official starting lineup by coach Giampiero Ventura:
TORINO (3-5-1-1): Gillet; Maksimovic, Glik, Moretti; Bruno Peres, Gazzi, Vives, Farnerud, Darmian; El Kaddouri; Quagliarella.
Stats before the game. Top scorer for AS ROMA: Forward Mattia Destro with 4 goals
Top scorer for TORINO: Forward Fabio Quagliarella with 4 goals
|Destro, Mattia||4||4||Quagliarella, Fabio|
|Florenzi, Alessandro||2||1||Farnerud, Alexander|
|Ljajic, Adem||2||1||Glik, Kamil|
|Totti, Francesco||2||1||Darmian, Matteo|
Stats. Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA: 1 win, 2 lost
|05/11/14||UCLG||B. Munich – Roma||2:0||Matchday 4|
|01/11/14||SA||Napoli – Roma||2:0||Round 10|
|29/10/14||SA||Roma – Cesena||2:0||Round 9|
Here are the last 3 games of TORINO: 1 win, 1 draw, 1 lost
|06/11/14||UELG||HJK – Turin||2:1||Matchday 4|
|02/11/14||SA||Turin – Atalanta||0:0||Round 10|
|29/10/14||SA||Turin – Parma||1:0||Round 9|
Photos AS ROMA vs TORINO courtesy of asroma.it
AS Roma 2 – 0 Torino
Sunday 9 November 2014
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Assistants: MUSOLINO – DE PINTO
Fourth Official: BIANCHI
ADD2: DI PAOLO
Goals: 8′ Vasileios Torosidis (R), 27′ Seydou Keita (R)
Official formations – lineups:
|AS Roma||Match Stats||Torino|
|14(8)||Shots (on goal)||12(4)|