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Edin Džeko scored a stunning last-gasp volley to spare Roma’s blushes with a 1-0 opening day victory over Torino.
Roma had the majority of the possession and chances in the contest, although it was Torino who had the ball in the back of the net during the second half thanks to Iago Falque, however, Roma was rescued by VAR which highlighted Ola Aina as marginally offside in the build-up.
The tie opened up in the final ten minutes as both sides looked for a winner, Dzeko’s thumping header hit the upright whilst Iago Falque saw his shot from distance fizz over the bar.
Torino will be hoping to make a solid start to the Serie A season but will have a tough test against big spending Roma, who have strengthened significantly in the summer. You can watch Torino Vs Roma via beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
Walter Mazzarri’s team will be targeting Europa League football this season and will be eyeing an opening day scalp against one of the most feared sides in Italy.
Italian international striker Simone Zaza has returned to Italy after a stint in Valencia and will be looking to hit the ground running for his new side. The former Juventus striker should start from the bench on Sunday evening and will be looking to trouble the Roma backline.
As for Roma, it’s been a busy summer on the transfer front with a host of players joining the side. It’s safe to say that the Romans have injected youthful players to their side, with Justin Kluivert, in particular, catching the eye. The biggest question for Roma fans will be if so many players can gel in time to make a credible title push. The pressure is on Eusebio Di Francesco to deliver.
With Radja Nainggolan moving to rivals Inter Milan, Roma turned to PSG midfielder Javier Pastore to fill the gap. The Argentine midfielder was underutilized during his stay in Paris, and returned to Serie A with the promise of regular first-team football. Pastore is expected to start in central midfield and will be charged with starting the attacks for his side.