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Dzeko goal sends Roma through to quarter finals

Edin Dzeko now has four goals in the Champions League this season (Image credit: AFP)

Edin Dzeko’s strike ensured Roma reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2008 with victory over Shakhtar Donetsk. The former Manchester City forward latched on to Kevin Strootman’s through ball before poking the ball between Andriy Pyatov’s legs for the only goal. The Italians, who lost the first leg 2-1, went through on away goals. Ukrainians Shakhtar had ...

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Shakhtar come back to beat AS Roma

Shakhtar's players celebrate their comeback (Image credit: Getty Images)

Shakhtar Donetsk came from behind to beat Roma in the Champions League last-16 first leg thanks to a stunning free-kick by Brazil midfielder Fred. Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra, who didn’t play a minute for Newcastle during a season-long loan in 2014-15, struck to cancel out the opener by Roma’s exciting Turkish winger Cengiz Under. Then Fred, 24, who has been linked with ...

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UCL: AS Roma beat Chelsea in Italy

Chelsea conceded three of the six shots on target they faced (Image credit: Reuters)

Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov’s cross down to Stephan El Shaarawy, who smashed home from 25 yards. Alvaro Morata missed a huge chance ...

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Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal thriller against Roma

Eden Hazard's goals were his first for Chelsea this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Eden Hazard rescued Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Champions League group stage after a dominant Roma had fought back from two goals down to lead in a pulsating game at Stamford Bridge. Hazard scored in each half, heading in to level from Pedro’s cross with 15 minutes to go to keep the Blues top of Group C. The Belgium forward ...

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Salah will not come cheap – Roma warn Liverpool

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Roma’s sporting director has warned Liverpool that the Italian club will drive a hard bargain over a price for Egyptian international winger Mohamed Salah. The Reds have already had a bid of £28m rejected for the 24-year-old but they remain in talks with the Serie A club. However, sporting director Monchi says that, while Salah may be sold, Roma will ...

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Totti ends 25-year career in dramatic Roma win

Francesco Totti was in tears after the game as he received a framed number 10 with fans holding up signs with his famous number (Image credit: Getty Images)

Francesco Totti was in tears after a presentation to mark the final appearance of his 25-year Roma career. The 40-year-old forward, who has scored 307 goals in 786 games for his only club, came on in the 54th minute in the win over Genoa to a standing ovation. Roma won the game 3-2, with Diego Perotti’s last-minute winner securing a ...

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Manchester United want to sign Radja Nainggolan this summer

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Manchester United have entered the race to sign Belgium and Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. Sky Sports News HQ understands United are keen to trump Chelsea in their efforts to sign the 29-year old, one of the most sought-after midfield talents in Europe. We understand United’s interest is at an early stage and no deal has been agreed. Last year Chelsea ...

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In-form Frank Acheampong will cost AS Roma 20 million Euros

Ghana and winger Frank Acheampong

Italian side AS Roma must fork out €20 million to prize away talented Ghana and Anderlecht winger Frank Acheampong.  Acheampong, 23, has been linked with a move to the Giallorossi following a breakthrough career with the Belgian giants. Roma have kept tabs on the Ghana international who has overly impressed for the side this season. Manager Luciano Spalletti is a great admirer of the ...

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Round of 32: hat-tricks for Džeko and Ibrahimović

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The UEFA Europa League resumed with a bang for Edin Džeko and Zlatan Ibrahimović as they both scored hat-tricks in handsome round of 32 first-leg wins for their respective sides. Roma and Rostov record 4-0 first-leg wins in the round of 32 Edin Džeko scores a hat-trick in the Giallorossi’s emphatic defeat of Villarreal Zlatan Ibrahimović on target three times ...

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