July 16, 2024

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Italian Serie A: Roma, Juventus and AC Milan win

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Italian Serie A: Roma, Juventus and AC Milan win

Tammy Abraham fires Roma to victory in excess of Atalanta

 

English striker Tammy Abraham’s 1st-50 {cf07cd047201b183b19c0b335dbd7d35a498f84568531c8abe8643bd3ccfd494} purpose was sufficient to generate AS Roma a 1- win over Atalanta on Saturday, with Gian Piero Gasperini’s side lacking the likelihood to climb into the top rated four of Serie A.

Roma had the better of the opening exchanges with Gianluca Mancini heading against the crossbar early on – ahead of Abraham calmly slotted property his 13th Serie A objective of the season in the 32nd moment.

The readers under no circumstances truly looked like having back again into the contest, with Roma keeping on for the second successive 1- get offered to them by an Abraham goal, as mentor Jose Mourinho served the remaining recreation of his two-match touchline ban.

Atalanta’s miserable afternoon was built finish as Marten de Roon was sent off in stoppage time after obtaining two bookings in rapid succession for vigorously protesting towards a Roma totally free-kick. Henrikh Mkhitaryan was then also sent off for Roma, but by then the video game was received.

The final result meant Mourinho’s sixth-put facet moved amount on 47 details with Atalanta in fifth. Both teams are a few factors at the rear of Juventus ahead of their match from Spezia on Sunday.

Somewhere else, Udinese pulled clear of the relegation zone following they conquer Sampdoria 2-1 in a match wherever all the goals have been scored within the initially 13 minutes.

Juventus bolster best-4 force with win about Spezia

A initial-fifty percent aim from Alvaro Morata was sufficient to give Juventus a 1- victory at household to Spezia in Serie A on Sunday as they tightened their grip on a Champions League place.

In a activity where each sides struggled for rhythm, Juve seemed nervy at periods but mentor Massimilano Allegri praised his side’s grit by winning unattractive.

“We essential to have scored a next in the first fifty percent. Right after the split we were being fatigued, we came from powerful matches and I could not make variations,” Allegri explained to DAZN.

“But in order to attain our aims, this workforce requires to acquire unpleasant and go through and that is what we did.”

The hosts, who went shut on the quarter-hour mark as a result of midfielder Arthur Melo, took the direct soon after 21 minutes when the Brazilian latched on to a bad clearance from Spezia goalkeeper Ivan Provedel, finding out Manuel Locatelli on the edge of the box just before the Italian fed Morata, who netted his 1st league objective considering that December.

Emmanuel Gyasi and Kevin Agudelo were both of those denied by Wojciech Szczesny from close selection after the crack as Spezia sought a way again into things.

Morata, in the meantime, skipped a gilt-edged prospect to seal the victory in stoppage time at the end of the activity as Juventus held on to secure the acquire.

Juve move on to 53 factors in the fourth and closing Champions League spot, in which they sit 6 factors higher than fifth-put Atalanta, who have played a sport much less.

Defeat is a fourth-consecutive for Thiago Motta’s aspect, who are 16th — four points and two spots over Venezia in the 3rd and final relegation berth.

Giroud goal sends AC Milan back again to Serie A summit with a acquire around Napoli

Olivier Giroud’s second-50 percent intention sent AC Milan back again to the leading of Serie A as they battled to a 1- get away at Napoli on Sunday.

Victory means that Stefano Pioli’s desk-toppers now have 60 factors, two forward of town rivals and reigning champions Inter – who have played a sport much less – and a few more than Napoli in 3rd.

Chances ended up handful of and considerably amongst in a nervous face, with the hosts only taking care of two photographs on goal throughout the 90 minutes at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

Right after a small-critical very first-50 percent in which neither side actually threatened, Giroud netted the only goal of the game as he turned in Davide Calabria’s cross-shot 4 minutes soon after the break.

Adam Ounas curled one large for Napoli and Hirving Lozano dragged an work vast late on as they attempted in vain to locate an equaliser.

Theo Hernandez and Alexis Saelemaekers were being denied by smart saves from Napoli goalkeeper David Ospina on the counter in the closing levels as they sought to seal the victory.

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Courtesy: Reuters

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