Held Roma Torino 1-1
Torino – AS Roma took home a 1-1 draw from their trip to the headquarters of Torino. The result leaves the Giallorossi lost second place in Serie A.
Been to Stadio Olimpico, Turin, Sunday (12/04/2015), Rome did not install even though the captain Francesco Totti has recovered from injury. Their front line filled by Victor Ibarbo, Adem Ljajic, and Juan Iturbe.
Roma appear to dominate in this game with 58% ball possession. Rudi Garcia’s team made it also had more chances to score.
Rome releasing 22 shots and six of them on target. Meanwhile, on 14 shots Torino, only two which leads to the Roma goalkeeper.
After a goalless first half ending, Roma broke the deadlock in the 57th minute through a penalty kick Alessandro Florenzi. Penalties are obtained Rome after Daniele De Rossi violated Emiliano Moretti.
However, seven minutes later, Torino able to equalize. Maxi Lopez successful Roma goalkeeper from close range after utilizing operand Giuseppe Vives.
In the remaining time, both teams are equally have a chance to score the second goal. However, the score did not change until the referee blew the long whistle signaled the end of the game.
With this result, Roma are now relegated to third place in Serie A. They were overtaken rivals Lazio, who won 4-0 over Empoli. Rome collected 57 points, while Lazio 58 points. The top spot is still held Juventus who had 70 points.
The Torino sits in seventh place with 43 points.
Torino: Padelli, Maksimovic, Glik, Moretti, Bruno Peres (Molinaro 77 ‘), Vives (Farnerud 80’), Gazzi, El Kaddouri, Darmian, Martinez (Maxi Lopez 57 ‘), Quagliarella
Rome: De Sanctis; Florenzi, Manolas, Astori, Holebas; Pjanic (Salih Ucan 84 ‘), De Rossi, Nainggolan; Iturbe, Ibarbo (Yanga-Mbiwa 83 ‘), Ljajic (Doumbia 75’)