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Across the Romaverse Podcast, #27: Roma vs. Hellas Verona Recap

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Sean and I break down all the key talking points from Roma’s thrashing of Hellas and look ahead briefly to Juve.

Football Serie A As Roma-Hellas Verona Photo by Massimo Insabato/Archivio Massimo Insabato/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images

Last time Sean and I met we talked about how wary we were of the threat posed by a cagey Hellas Verona side. The Mastiffs entered Sunday’s match with the joint best defense in the league and have shown a knack for knocking off top sides. Just ask Napoli about their experience with the Veronese side last weekend.

But, lo and behold, Roma showed the kind of killer instinct that it so clearly lacked the first time these two teams met to open the season. So, forgive us if we were a bit overjoyed about a Roma victory against a mid-table side, but the Giallorossi gave us reason to hope ahead of next weekend’s trip to the Allianz Arena.

Tune in to hear Sean and I break down all the key moments from Roma’s victory. In this episode we discussed:

  • Mayoral’s emergence
  • Mkhitaryan’s return
  • Smalling’s injury and the three young CBs stepping up
  • Who replaces Pellegrini vs Juve
  • Mancini’s maturation
  • What happens with Dzeko next weekend
  • A look ahead to Saturday’s big match in Turin.
  • And more...

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