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Napoli’s title hopes dented as Edin Dzkeo stars for Roma


Edin Dzeko scored twice as Roma dealt a major blow to Napoli’s hopes of winning the Serie A title with a 4-2 victory at Stadio San Paolo. Napoli, who last won the Scudetto in 1990, led reigning champions Juventus by four points before the Bianconeri closed the gap to one following their dramatic 1-0 triumph at Lazio earlier on Saturday. It looked like Napoli ...

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Serie A roundup: Dzeko, Florenzi on target in Roma’s win at AC Milan


Serie A title hopefuls Roma struck a blow to AC Milan’s own plans to recapture past glories by downing the new-look Rossoneri 2-0 at San Siro on Sunday. A full-strength Milan team boasting the likes of Leonardo Bonucci, Andre Silva and Hakan Calhanoglu – the Turkey midfielder was later sent off – could not resist a gritty attacking display from Roma, who struck ...

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Donkomi: AS Roma to lure Andre Ayew?

Rome-bound?- Andre Ayew(Image credit: Le Sport 10)

News reports in Italy and France state that AS Roma have showed strong interest in signing Black Stars midfielder Andre Ayew in the summer. The player, whose contract with Marseille runs out at the end of the current, has been targeted by a host of teams in England, Germany and Italy but it information coming from Italy is that AS ...

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Gervinho sidelined with thigh tear

Gervinho (Image credit: AFP)

Roma striker Gervinho has been ruled out for three weeks with a thigh muscle tear, denting the Serie A side’s hopes of a second place finish this season. A statement by the club said: “Gervinho underwent tests which revealed a first grade tear in his right thigh. He will likely be unavailable for three weeks. From tomorrow, he will begin ...

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Roma edge tight Empoli encounter


Roma made it a second successive win of the season in Serie A, winning 1-0 away at Empoli’s Stadio Carlo Castellani on Saturday afternoon – but this was anything but a convincing display by Rudi Garcia’s team.  Indeed, Roma’s overall performance – albeit with what was a weakened side – was probably summed up by their winning goal against newly-promoted Empoli.  With ...

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