Match Previews

Opening Day: Roma vs Fiorentina Preview

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Wait no more, Serie A is upon us. Roma open up the season at home vs Mario Gomez and Fiorentina. Can Garcia's patchwork defense corral Gomez?

Can the 3-5-2 Subdue Uruguay?

While Italy need only to manage a draw to advance, that hasn't stopped them from tinkering. Cesare Prandelli appears set to roll out a 3-5-2, headed by the duo of Mario Balotelli and Ciro Immobile,...

Can Italy Corral Costa Rica?

If Italy are to remain in control of their own destiny in Group D, they must defeat Costa Rica tomorrow afternoon. Given the Ticos speed and attacking talent, that is no easy feat.

Making Room for the Metronome

Italy and England, two nations with a combined population of 120 million people, square off Saturday, but in the battle for three points, one only man truly matters. With England bearing down on...

Roma v. Genoa: Puttin' A Bow on It

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While Roma's 38th and final match of the season is a hollow affair, it serves as an opportunity to reflect on how far they've come this season, and for a few players, its an audition for the next one.

The Match That Almost Was

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For a while, this looked like an epic match. Roma vs. Juventus, first vs second, Scudetto on the line. Now? Now, it's just another distraction before silly season begins, but can Roma send a...

An Afternoon With The Elephants

There isn't much, if anything, at stake in tomorrow's match, beyond Roma's march towards 90 points. So, stop on by and wish a farewell to the Elephants; it may be sometime before we see them back...

Roma v. Milan: A Matter of Motivation

With their stated aims already accomplished, and with a scorching Milan side coming to town, can Roma muster the motivation to make it nine wins in a row?

Frenemies From Firenze

Roma make their annual trip to Florence to face Fiorentina, where a few familiar faces will welcome them. In this match of second versus fourth, will Roma's former compatriots come back to haunt them?

Grounding The Goddess

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Last time around, Roma struggled to keep Atalanta in check, securing a draw at the last minute. Without their top scorer and best defender, can the Giallorossi render this Goddess a mere mortal?

Success in Sardinia?

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On the surface, Cagliari presents little challenge to Roma, but the Giallorossi haven't defeated the Islanders in Sardinia in nearly twenty years. In their quest for the Scudetto, can Roma reverse...

Week Twenty Two Redux

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In this week 22 replay, Roma and Parma pick up right where they left off on February 2nd. This time around, Roma is looking to secure second place, while Parma has the chance to leapfrog Inter into...

No Sleep Till Sassuolo

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Looking to exact revenge on their most embarrassing defeat of the season, Roma travel north to take on 19th place Sassuolo. It's an early one, so get some rest or don't go to bed, just don't miss it.

The Torino Takedown

204

Roma looks to exact revenge on Torino, the team that halted their ten match winning streak back in November, as they welcome the 10th place Toros to the Olimpico on Tuesday.

Conquering Chievo

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Roma travel to Verona to take on 16th place Chievo. With a chance to further cement their hold on second place, Roma must not relent against the Flying Donkeys.

Totti vs Toto

215

Roma celebrates the anniversary of Italian Unification by welcoming Udinese to the Olimpico. Will the return of Francesco Totti be enough to propel Roma to victory?

Derby del Sole for Second Place

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Derby's don't get much better than this. While it may lack the intensity of Roma's nominal derby, with second place essentially on the line, tomorrow's six pointer against Napoli won't be lacking...

Staying A Step Ahead

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Inter and Roma, miles apart in the standings, are each locked in heated battles for European places next season. Sharing the sole Serie A stage on Saturday, each club will look to stay a step ahead...

Bologna Beckons

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With a depleted squad in tow, Roma travel north to take on Davide Moscardelli and his beleaguered Bologna squad.

Forging Ahead

81

Roma play host to twelfth place Sampdoria on Sunday, but without Francesco Totti in the fold, can Roma get back to her winning ways?

One Step Away From Silver

With a one goal lead heading into the second leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals, Roma travel south to Napoli, one step away from another shot at history.

Derby Della Capitale

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Here it is, the Derby della Capitale. For most of the season, it seemed like Roma and Lazio were on divergent paths, but Eddy Reja has thrust Lazio back into the European hunt, giving this derby...

Fighting For The Finale

With more rain in store for tomorrow's semi-final against Napoli, expect a down and dirty fight in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-finals.

Cassano Is A Comin'

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There's no denying it, anytime Antonio Cassano returns to the Olimpico, all other stories fall by the wayside. This time around, Cassano leads a Parma side on the verge of European play against...

Battle At The Bentegodi

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Hellas Verona sure isn't acting like your run of the mill promoted side. Sitting in sixth place and barely out of European play, Luca Toni's side hasn't exactly been a pushover this season. Can...

Conquering The Quarter Finals

205

With Juventus coming to town, Roma looks to exact some revenge on The Old Lady and continue their march towards Coppa Italia history. But can Garcia's crew slowdown the Juve midfield?

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