Enrique defends inconsistent Roma form

Roma coach Luis Enrique defends his team's inconsistent form by insisting that he "keeps on seeing improvements".

Roma coach Luis Enrique has defended his team's inconsistent form by insisting that he "keeps on seeing improvements".

The capital side have won two and lost two in their last four Serie A games and face Genoa at home tonight.

Despite his side's stuttering form, the Spaniard believes that they can cut the gap on Napoli and Udinese to three points.

"My team has been improving for many months," Enrique said. "I can't think the opposite just because the team loses one, two, three or four consecutive matches.

"I know the results are the most important thing and I've always known it, but I keep on seeing improvements.

"I believe we can beat Genoa. This is my focus now, the rest doesn't matter to me. Right now the match against Genoa is the most important match, nothing else."

Sixth-placed Roma saw off Palermo 1-0 in their last fixture.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus6501124815
2Napoli6420145914
3SassuoloSassuolo640286212
4Inter Milan632186211
5AC Milan631287110
6AC Chievo VeronaChievo631276110
7Lazio6312107310
8Roma6312148610
9Bologna6312810-210
10Torino622211748
11Genoa52217528
12Fiorentina52215418
13CagliariCagliari6213912-37
14Udinese621369-37
15Sampdoria620469-36
16Atalanta BCAtalanta6204912-36
17Palermo612337-45
18Empoli611428-64
19Pescara6033510-53
20Crotone6015414-101