Serie A: P. Dybala scores 2 goals to give a 2-0 win to Roma over Fiorentina

ROMA. Roma 2-0 Fiorentina: tops 2-0 after P. Dybala scores 2 goals.

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ROMA. Roma 2-0 Fiorentina: overcomes 2-0 after P. Dybala scores a double.

The match was played at the Stadio Olimpico stadium in Roma on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Antonio Giua with the collaboration of Daniele Bindoni and Emanuele Prenna. The 4th official was Fabio Maresca. The weather was clear. The temperature was freezing around -4.1 degrees Celsius or 24.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Roma was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Fiorentina that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Roma was more aggressive with 33 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Roma won the contest.

Roma shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Fiorentina shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Roma received 3 yellow cards (Chris Smalling, Marash Kumbulla and E. Bove). On the other side, Fiorentina received 3 yellow cards (Dodô, Nicolás González and Igor).

Also, Fiorentina didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Dodô (Fiorentina) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (24′).

After this encounter, Roma will have 31 points like Lazio and Atalanta to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Fiorentina will stay with 23 points like Torino to stay in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 4'
    4'

    Dodô

  • 15'
    15'

    Chris Smalling

  • 24'
    24'

    Dodô

  • 29'
    29'

    Lorenzo Venuti

    Alfred Duncan

  • 40'
    40'

    Paulo Dybala

    Tammy Abraham

  • 46'
    46'

    Nicolás González

    Jonathan Ikoné

  • 46'
    46'

    Antonin Barak

    Luka Jović 

  • 56'
    56'

    Nicolás González

  • 56'
    56'

    Marash Kumbulla

  • 63'
    63'

    E. Bove

  • 66'
    66'

    Leonardo Spinazzola

    Nicola Zalewski

  • 67'
    67'

    Nemanja Matić

    E. Bove

  • 74'
    74'

    B. Tahirovic

    Lorenzo Pellegrini

  • 79'
    79'

    Igor

  • 82'
    82'

    Paulo Dybala

    Tammy Abraham

  • 85'
    85'

    Gaetano Castrovilli

    Giacomo Bonaventura

  • 89'
    89'

    Andrea Belotti

    Paulo Dybala

  • 89'
    89'

    Ola Solbakken

    Tammy Abraham

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Roma will play away against Spezia on the 22nd of January with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Roma (2 draws).

Fiorentina will host Torino on the 21st of January with a 14-5 head to head stats in favor of Fiorentina (9 draws).

Roma: Formation and Lineups

Roma started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho chose to play with the following team: Rui Patrício (7.0), Gianluca Mancini (7.4), Chris Smalling (7.0), Marash Kumbulla (7.4), Zeki Çelik (6.9), Edoardo Bove (6.1), Bryan Cristante (7.1), Nicola Zalewski (7.1), Lorenzo Pellegrini (6.7), Paulo Dybala (9.1) and Tammy Abraham (7.1).

Roma could not rely on the presence of Nemanja Matić (injured).

Substitutes

Roma made 6 changes: Nicola Zalewski for Leonardo Spinazzola (66′), E. Bove for Nemanja Matić (67′), Lorenzo Pellegrini for B. Tahirovic (74′), Paulo Dybala for Andrea Belotti (89′), Tammy Abraham for Ola Solbakken (89′) and Tammy Abraham for Ola Solbakken (89′).

Top player: Paulo Dybala

The player who no doubt impressed Roma the most was Paulo Dybala.

His rating is (9.1) with 2 goals, 43 passes (90% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 7 crosses.

Fiorentina: Formation and Lineups

Fiorentina started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Regarding the opposition, Vincenzo Italiano played with: Pietro Terracciano (6.2), Dodô (6.4), Nikola Milenković (6.5), Igor Júlio (6.2), Cristiano Biraghi (6.5), Sofyan Amrabat (7.1), Alfred Duncan (6.6), Jonathan Ikoné (6.4), Giacomo Bonaventura (5.9), Christian Kouamé (6.7) and Luka Jović (6.4).

Substitutes

Fiorentina made 3 changes: Alfred Duncan for Lorenzo Venuti (29′), Jonathan Ikoné for Nicolás González (46′) and Luka Jović  for Antonin Barak (46′).

Top player: Sofyan Amrabat

The player who no doubt impressed Fiorentina the most was Sofyan Amrabat.

His rating is (7.1) with 75 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A

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