MX23RW : Wednesday, July 28 18:25:58| >> :120:20001:20001:
Oct 28, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at Stadio Olimpico (Roma)
Attendance: 35,202
Roma
1-0
Bologna
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Stephan El Shaarawy nets as Roma beat Bologna

Stephan El Shaarawy scores the only goal of the match as Roma record a 1-0 win over Bologna in Saturday night's Serie A contest at Stadio Olimpico.

Stephan El Shaarawy scored the only goal of the match as Roma recorded a 1-0 win over Bologna in Saturday night's Serie A contest at Stadio Olimpico.

Roma entered the match off the back of successive 1-0 wins over Torino and Crotone, and the same scoreline in Rome brought Eusebio Di Francesco's team another three points.

The result has seen the capital club move onto 24 points in the Serie A table - just four points off the league leaders Juventus.

It took until the 28th minute for either team to create a clear opportunity, with Edin Dzeko heading just wide of the Bologna post, before the visitors came close themselves - Adam Masina's header bringing a smart save from Roma goalkeeper Alisson.

It was the home side that made the breakthrough in the 33rd minute, however, when El Shaarawy created space inside the Bologna box before finding the bottom corner with a smart finish.

Roma thought that they had doubled their lead early in the second half when Dzeko converted from close range, but the former Manchester City striker saw the offside flag raised.

Bologna pressed players forward in the latter stages as the visitors searched for an equaliser, but Roma, who came close again through Dzeko in the 77th minute, closed the game out to record their eighth league win of the campaign.

Next up for Roma is a home game against Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday night - 13 days on from their 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge.

ID:310631: cacheID:310631:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2873:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
General view ahead of kick off in the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, at St Andrews Stadium on February 25, 2012
Read Next:
Young Birmingham defender joins Bologna
>

rhs 2.0
Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
JapanJapan124521
ChinaChina115824
United StatesUnited States1011930
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia78520
AustraliaAustralia61916
Great BritainGreat Britain56516
Today's Olympic highlights header

Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

> Today's schedule in full
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Atalanta BCAtalanta00000000
2Bologna00000000
3CagliariCagliari00000000
4Empoli00000000
5Fiorentina00000000
6Genoa00000000
7Hellas VeronaHellas Verona00000000
8Inter Milan00000000
9Juventus00000000
10Lazio00000000
11AC Milan00000000
12Napoli00000000
13Roma00000000
14Salernitana00000000
15Sampdoria00000000
16SassuoloSassuolo00000000
17SpeziaSpezia00000000
18Torino00000000
19Udinese00000000
20VeneziaVenezia00000000

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!