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Oct 4, 2015 at 2pm UK at Stadio Renzo Barbera
Gilardino (58'), Gonzalez (91')
FT(HT: 0-3)
Pjanic (2'), Florenzi (13'), Gervinho (27', 92')

Half-Time Report: Roma cruising against Palermo

Miralem Pjanic, Alessandro Florenzi and Gervinho score to give Roma a 3-0 half-time lead in their Serie A clash against Palermo.

Roma are on their way to claiming three points this afternoon after taking a 3-0 lead into the break in their Serie A clash at Palermo.

Miralem Pjanic of Roma celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between US Citta di Palermo and AS Roma at Stadio Renzo Barbera on October 4, 2015 in Palermo, Italy. © Getty Images

The visitors made the perfect start and took the lead in the second minute when Miralem Pjanic raced onto Alessandro Florenzi's through ball, before clipping an effort over Stefano Sorrentino and into the far corner.

Palermo almost levelled the scores moments later when Wojciech Szczesny rushed off his line and missed his kick, but Franco Vazquez could only poke the ball wide from outside of the box.

Luca Rigoni was next to threaten for the hosts when he latched onto Vazquez's pass and worked some space before drilling a strike wide of the post.

The hosts were soon punished for those misses as Roma doubled their lead through Florenzi, who collected Pjanic's scuffed attempt inside the box, before turning and firing a strike past the keeper.

Franco Vazquez (R) of Palermo is challenged by Radja Nainggolan (C) and Miralem Pjanic of Roma during the Serie A match between US Citta di Palermo and AS Roma at Stadio Renzo Barbera on October 4, 2015 in Palermo, Italy.© Getty Images

Roma continued to dominate and they grabbed a third goal in the 27th minute when Gervinho skipped by a number of challenges and crashed a strike into the top corner from just outside the box.

Palermo almost grabbed a quick equaliser, but Vazquez's towering header was touched onto the crossbar by Szczesny.

Radja Nainggolan and Pjanic both had chances to add to Roma's lead before the break, but their efforts were saved by Sorrentino as the visitors ended the half in complete control.

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