May 18, 2014 at 2pm UK at ​Stadio Luigi Ferraris
Genoa
1-0
Roma
FT(HT: 0-0)

Jedvaj (57')

Result: Genoa overcome Roma

Daniel Tozser of Genoa CFC in action during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on November 11, 2012
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Ioannis Fetfatzidis scores the only goal of the match as Genoa beat Roma 1-0 in Serie A.

Genoa left it late to record a 1-0 win over Serie A runners-up Roma on Sunday afternoon.

A scrappy opening to proceedings produced just one clear chance, with Roma's Radja Nainggolan firing wide of the post after nine minutes of football.

Genoa's best chance of the half fell to Emanuele Calaio after 20 minutes, but the 32-year-old forward could only fire wide of the goal from inside the box as both sides continued to exchange periods of possession in a slightly untidy contest.

Roma improved as the half progressed, however, and forced four chances in quick succession before the 30-minue mark. First, Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin twice denied Adem Ljajic, before Nainggolan and Mattia Destro saw efforts move high of the crossbar.

Michel Bastos and Mehdi Benatia both came close for Roma in the final stages of the half, but neither could make the breakthrough with the two sides entering the break on terms.

Roma continued to dominate in the early stages of the second period, with Nainggolan having another long-range effort blocked following smart work from Ljajic.

Genoa secured all the points late on, however, when Ioannis Fetfatzidis found the bottom corner from just inside the box.

Ricardo Centurion and Moussa Konate both came close to extending Genoa's lead late on, but neither could find the back of the net.

The defeat was Roma's fifth of the season, with the runners-up finishing 17 points behind champions Juventus.

Genoa, meanwhile, ended the campaign in 13th position.

AS Roma's Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic celebrates after scoring against Parma during the Serie A football match between AS Roma and Parma in Rome's Olympic Stadium on April 2, 2014
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