Roma beat Empoli 2-1 after extra-time to reach the Coppa Italia quarterfinals on Tuesday thanks to a very contentious penalty.
Daniele De Rossi converted the spot kick five minutes from time, sending Empoli goalkeeper Davide Bassi the wrong way, after Piotr Zielinski was harshly adjudged to have brought down Leandro Paredes.
Roma got off to the perfect start as it took the...
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January 20, 2015
Roma coach Rudi Garcia was full of praise for Sassuolo after yesterday's 2-2 draw. The visitors were in impressive form in the early stages of the game as they took a 2-0 lead but failed to keep the advantage late on in the game despite Roma having Daniele De Rossi sent off. "There are always […]
Italy against Uruguay was always marked as an important game, but perhaps not for the reasons that it will be on Tuesday. With Costa Rica surprising everybody and topping Group D going into the final round of fixtures, only one of the two previous champions will join them in the knockout phase of the World Cup.
Costa Rica are assured of first place in the group with any positive...
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has expressed his delight that he did not join Manchester United over the summer.
De Rossi was strongly linked with United but is glad he did not make the switch to Old Trafford, pointing to the two clubs' differing fortunes in their respective leagues at the moment.
While United are currently 11 points behind leaders Arsenal in seventh place in...