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Reviewing Roma’s Midfield: The Agony and The Ecstasy

Roma’s midfield had some of the best players in the squad... and some of the most disappointing.

Reviewing Roma's Defense: Smalling, Karsdorp Led Improved Unit in 2022

Under Mourinho's watchful eye, Roma's backline took huge steps forward in 2021-2022.

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Roma Season Review: 2021-2022

A mixed bag, sure, but Roma are DEFINITELY trending upwards

Reviewing Roma’s Keepers: Patricio Proved To Be a Perfect Fit

The Portuguese veteran quickly proved why Mourinho targeted him to be Roma’s last line of defense.

Reviewing Roma's Forwards: All Tammy, All the Time

Tammy Two Goals took the capital by storm, making Roma fans forget about Edin Dzeko. But what comes next?

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Loss to Inter Milan

The Nerazzurri dominated on the scoreboard, but there are some encouraging numbers that emerged from Roma’s loss at the San Siro.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Draw in Napoli

We dig deeper into the numbers from Roma’s 12th straight positive result in the league.

Four Key Figures from Roma’s Four-Nil Bodø Beatdown

Roma dominated on the scoreline, but there were some other stats that stood out in this one.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Comeback Victory Over Salernitana

It wasn’t as easy as expected, but the Giallorossi eventually overcame bottom of the table Salernitana. Here are some numbers that stood out from the match.

Four Key Figures from Roma’s Derby Drubbing of Lazio

The Giallorossi shined on Sunday. Here are some of the stats that stood out to us from the match.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Victory Over Atalanta

It was another impressive performance for the Giallorossi against La Dea, but some key figures stood out more than others in the victory.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Dramatic Draw With Verona

The two goals scored by Volpato and Bove will be all that matters in the end. However, there were a few other interesting numbers from yet another Giallorossi draw.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Last Gasp Draw Against Sassuolo

Bryan Cristante’s header salvaged a point for Roma at the Mapei, but what do the numbers say about the match?

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Draw Against Genoa

Refereeing again stole the show for all the wrong reasons in a Roma match, but a few other numbers help tell the whole 90’ story from the Olimpico.

Roma's Volume Shooting Approach is Harming Their Accuracy & Efficiency

Roma has no problem creating or taking shots, but that volume comes at a cost: efficiency and effectiveness. Two traits that could cost them dearly on the table and the balance sheets.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Loss to Milan

The Giallorossi put in a poor shift against Milan, but what do the numbers say about the match?

Four Key Figures From Roma’s  Draw With Napoli

The margins were razor thin in Roma’s 0-0 draw with Napoli, so some key figures emerged which helped tell the story behind the score line.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Loss to Juventus

It was yet another loss at the Allianz Arena for Roma. So, what do the numbers tell us about the disappointing defeat?

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Victory Over Empoli

There were plenty of positive signs for Roma in the stats from Sunday’s 2-0 victory, as well as, one not so fun trend that continued.

Four Key Figures From Roma’s Derby Defeat

The final scoreline wasn’t what Romanisti wanted, but there were a few numbers from the stat line that stood out and one in particular that could be seen as a silver lining even in an otherwise disappointing defeat.

Roma Already Look Like Winners in the Glionna for Bonfantini Trade

With one goal and three assists through her first three matches, Benedetta Glionna is making Roma look awfully smart.

Lampard, Kaka, Benzema & More: Clues From Mourinho's Past Could Reveal His Plan for Zaniolo

Looking into Mourinho's past stops, we can discover his plan for Nicolo Zaniolo, who may be due for a breakout season under The Special One.

What Does Matías Viña Bring to Roma?

Replacing Leonardo Spinazzola is a big task, but Matías Viña looks like a solid stand-in for Roma's star left-back and an ideal complement once he returns.

What Does Rui Patricio Bring to Roma?

Rui Patricio is the third different starting goalkeeper Roma has purchased since selling Alisson in 2018. Will he be a genuine solution or just another flash in the pan?

Karsdorp's Attacking Role Should Increase in Spinazzola's Absence

Karsdorp began to blossom last season, but he could be in store for even bigger offensive contributions in Leonardo Spinazzola’s absence.

Perin, Areola & Other Less Heralded Keepers Roma Should Consider

You know the names Roma has been connected to in goal, well, here are a few lesser known but impactful signings the club can make in between the sticks.

Examining the Evolution of Angelica Soffia: From Timid Youngster to Total Football Prodigy

Soffia finding her own 2021 beast mode is the reward for a stable, uninterrupted, three-year Roma arena.

Mancini’s Maturation This Season Puts Him on Path to Stardom

The Italian is often overshadowed by Ibañez’s potential, but Mancini is growing into a very strong player right in front of our eyes.

Injuries Prevented Roma’s Midfield From Truly Shining

Despite the overall mediocre season for the Giallorossi, individually most of the men in the middle of the park were actually pretty good this season. Nevertheless, injuries to that position group halted Roma’s top 4 hopes.

Roger Ibañez Did His Best to Make Roma’s Failed Defensive Strategy Work

Roma paid dearly for holding the ball in their defensive third, but take nothing away from Ibanez’s results.

Borja's Breakout Was the Bright Spot Among Roma's Inconsistent Forward Play

A little known Madrid cast off a year ago to 17 goals in his debut season with Roma, Borja Mayoral made quite the impression this year. The rest of Roma's forwards—not so much.

Finances, Tactics & Temperament: How José Mourinho Reflects & Challenges Roma's Identity

Roma’s appointment of José Mourinho is at once a departure from the past and an idealized version of what Roma has always imagined itself to be. But will it work? And for that matter, can we stomach it?


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