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Relive Roma's Drubbing of Udinese

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Losing Captain Cavemen couldn't even slow down Roma tonight.

Udinese Calcio v AS Roma - Serie A Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images

I'm not sure that in all my years of watching the sport that I've seen a team accomplish what Roma just pulled off earlier this evening. Being down a man and holding a lead certainly isn't unprecedented, but to do that and tack on an additional three goals after suffering a bogus red card? I'm not sure I’ve ever seen that. Roma's result today should give you full faith that the club is in the right hands. Facing injuries, multiple matches per week and the idiocracy of Italian officiating, Paulo Fonseca has not only persevered, he's beginning to thrive.

After losing Federico Fazio in the 31st minute, Roma remained well organized and composed, but more importantly, they remained aggressive. Sitting on an early one-goal lead, Roma had every right to park the bus and choke the life out of this match. However, rather than playing the passive hand, Roma kept pushing forward, scoring in the run of play, from a setpiece and even from the penalty spot.

It was a highlight worthy evening...