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Serie A group stage: Immobile scores as Roma and Lazio win together

17 Aug 2022 | 08:33

Paulo Dybala and Georginio Wijnaldum both made their league debut for Jose Mourinho Rome but it is an old hand in Bryan Cristante, the match decider 33 minutes into the game. Italy international Cristante scored with a drive from the edge of the area, where he missed at least once before nestling into the bottom corner. Roma’s margin of victory It would have been bigger if they had taken advantage of a series of opportunities, especially in the first half.

“I would be happy if we won 3-0 or 4-0 but what I like is that even though we didn’t score as many goals as we should have mature enough to control the game,“Mourinho told reporters. Dybala was unlucky to not be on target on his impressive Roma debut, in which he immediately gained understanding with Nicolo Zaniolo and Tammy Abraham.

The Argentinian striker hit the post with a header in the dying seconds of the opening round after a winding run from Zaniolo, who could easily have two of their own before halftime in an exciting competition from the 23-year-old player. ZanioloLong considered one of Italy’s brightest young talents, has had to fight back after two serious knee injuries and despite reported interest from Juventus and Tottenham look committed to Roma. .

It’s far away from one-way traffic at the Stadio Arechi as Salernitana, who accomplished a feat of escaping relegation to stay in Serie A, strangling Roma back to their own goals. But they managed to create chances and although clearly tired in the latter period, Roma will seal the victory thanks to Wijnaldum with five minutes left. if Dybala is not offside during construction.

Immobile saves Lazio

Italian striker Immobile coldly scored the winner with 11 minutes left at the Stadio Olimpico to complete a comeback looks unlikely when the presenter went down a man at the fourth minute. Goalie Luis Maximiano was sent off for handling outside his own area, and Maurizio Sarri’s side conceded in the 38th minute after several other mistakes from Alessio Romagnoli and Mattia Zaccagni resulted in a silly foul on Nicola Sansone and a punishment which Marko Arnautovic happily hid.

Lazio were level in personnel on the field at the break after Adama Soumaoro picked up two bookings during the last five minutes of the first half. And they were level above the scoreboard In the 68th minute, thanks to Lorenzo De Silvestri’s own own goal, the Italian watched in horror as Manuel Lazzari’s cross was tapped by goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski and then rolled into his own net. Lazio is in a sublimation period and it’s no surprise that The club’s all-time top scorer scoring after being adopted by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

In other places, Cremonese denied one point from their first top-flight game since 1996 after a mistake by Ionut Radu helped Fiorentina win 3-2 in fifth minute of stoppage time. Goalie Raduwhose terrible mistake with Inter Milan helped AC Milan win the Serie A title last season, somehow managed to get Rolando Mandragora’s cross to his network at death.

Leveler Matteo Bianchetti in the 68th minute gave Cremonese hope for a draw to come despite the reduction of up to 10 men for more than half the game after Gonzalo Escalante’s red card for a rough foul on Christian Kouame. In Sunday’s other late game, Spezia beat Empoli 1-0 thanks to a goal from M’Bala Nzola.