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Roma Embarrassed by Juventus, lose 3-0.

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We'll put a more succinct and appropriate cap on Roma's first loss of the season later, but for now, come on in and vent away.

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Well, that started off innocently enough, didn't it? Things were relatively touch-and-go for the first five minutes or so, and it was actually Roma that threatened first, following an interception by Miralem Pjanic, which sprung a counter attack led by Francesco Totti, who played it off to Adem Ljajic, who was summarily snubbed out by Giorgio Chiellini.

But, yeah. That was pretty much all she wrote. Roma was miserable this evening, no genuine chances, too much space in the defensive third, and two straight reds for Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan.

So rather than rehash an ugly night, let's take a look at what Roma and her rivals and to say about this one before we hit you with a full-on review.

WhoScored give us their takes on what went well for each club, notice a disparity there? Roma were aggressive, you say? Do tell!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Juventus 3-0 Roma FT: Match summary - <a href="http://t.co/gI7KEyXD3M">pic.twitter.com/gI7KEyXD3M</a></p>&mdash; WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) <a href="https://twitter.com/WhoScored/statuses/419947362639818753">January 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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beIn puts things in a frightenting prespective

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>For Roma to win Scudetto, need to run table &amp; hope Juve lose as many games as they&#39;ve lost in past two seasons combined. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23beINSerieA&amp;src=hash">#beINSerieA</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23JSL&amp;src=hash">#JSL</a></p>&mdash; beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTSUSA) <a href="https://twitter.com/beINSPORTSUSA/statuses/419944119570427905">January 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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I guess anything is possible, but when you only lose once through the first turn, that's a mighty tall order. But, hey, Roma's only lost once, right?

Serie A's official homepage hits us with these next two, oh so subtle summations of the match

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23TIMStadium&amp;src=hash">#TIMStadium</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23JuveRoma&amp;src=hash">#JuveRoma</a> 3-0, finisce qui! Successo della <a href="https://twitter.com/juventusfc">@juventusfc</a> in questo bigmatch di <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SerieATIM&amp;src=hash">#SerieATIM</a>! <a href="http://t.co/Or6SC1LYYK">pic.twitter.com/Or6SC1LYYK</a></p>&mdash; Serie A TIM (@SerieA_TIM) <a href="https://twitter.com/SerieA_TIM/statuses/419945422660972544">January 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Okay, it's a nice piece of graphic artistry at least, but this one, come on, Serie A! Why you gotta do us like that?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23TIMStadium&amp;src=hash">#TIMStadium</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23JuveRoma&amp;src=hash">#JuveRoma</a> 3-0, <a href="https://twitter.com/MirkoVucinic">@MirkoVucinic</a> nell&#39;elenco marcatori bianconeri. <a href="http://t.co/pgQWxQsK35">http://t.co/pgQWxQsK35</a> <a href="http://t.co/VRgA6nAszA">pic.twitter.com/VRgA6nAszA</a></p>&mdash; Serie A TIM (@SerieA_TIM) <a href="https://twitter.com/SerieA_TIM/statuses/419944030613823488">January 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Speaking of Mirko Vucinic:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sky Italia reports Vucinic asked regular pen taker Vidal if he could take it as a &quot;pick me up&quot; since he&#39;s had a rough season.</p>&mdash; Gabriele Marcotti (@Marcotti) <a href="https://twitter.com/Marcotti/statuses/419942591606452224">January 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Rest assured, the people of Roma won't let this one slide, especially if this is true.

We'll hit you with a more proper review in the coming hours, for now, feel free to vent away, but remember, Roma is still in second place and this was only the first loss of the season. The Scudetto should now be an afterthought, let's focus on top three, get into Europe and get those sweet, sweet €€€€'s.