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Udinese vs. Roma: Lineups & Game Thread

It's the third match of the season, can Roma get their first victory?

AS Roma v Juventus FC - Serie A Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images

While Roma enter this match with slightly less controversy enveloping them off the pitch, they did have to face some late week histrionics from former sporting director Gianluca Petrachi, as well as the lingering on again off again transfer of Chris Smalling. These are small potatoes compared to the Dzeko/Milik situation a few weeks ago, but it just goes to show that nothing is ever easy (or quiet) with this club.

The off the pitch conjecture of the past few weeks has masked Roma's struggles on the pitch, where a lack of efficiency up front and some stale second half tactics have plagued Roma in recent weeks.

18th place Udinese, with their -3 goal differential, seem like the perfect foil for a Roma club looking to score a decisive victory, but can they do it?