Alessandro Florenzi said Roma’s 2-0 victory over Lazio “is for all the fans, including those who stayed away or supported us at the hotel.”
Edin Dzeko’s controversial penalty and a Gervinho counter gave Roma the Derby della Capitale victory over rivals Lazio.
It’s the Derby della Capitale as Edin Dzeko, Gervinho and Mohamed Salah take on Felipe Anderson, Antonio Candreva and Filip Djordjevic.
Leaders Inter visit Torino in the early game, then there’s the Rome Derby, Empoli-Juve, the Emilia-Romagna Derby and later Udinese-Napoli.
Alessandro Florenzi hopes to play the Rome Derby today and noted “it’s about being fired up by emotion without getting burnt.”
Daniele De Rossi described the Derby della Capitale as “a turbine of emotions” as both a player and Roma fan.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani credited Sinisa Mihajlovic with their revival and made a cryptic comment on Andrea Pirlo to Inter.
Around 50 West Ham United hooligans have arrived to infiltrate Roma-Lazio, while Wisla Krakow fans are also expected.
Francesco Totti tells Roma fans “I know how you feel in a derby,” though he cannot play against Lazio tomorrow.
Radja Nainggolan believes 2016 is “the right year to win something with Belgium and Roma.”
Daniele De Rossi, Alessandro Florenzi, Douglas Maicon and Seydou Keita are in the Roma squad to face Lazio.
Lazio boss Stefano Pioli said all the pressure is on Roma. “They’re convinced they’ll win after spending so much.”
Rudi Garcia knows Lazio have “important players, but if Roma play like Roma, we can get the victory.”
Rudi Garcia confirmed Alessandro Florenzi, Daniele De Rossi and Douglas Maicon are in the squad for Rome Derby.
Roma and Lazio ultras will boycott Sunday’s Derby, but accompany the squad throughout training and to the stadium.
The agent of Sao Paolo defender Breno says there’s ‘no possibility of him playing for Lazio’ after he was linked to the Aquile.
Lazio’s club doctor has confirmed that midfielder Marco Parolo will be available to face Roma in the Derby della Capitale on Sunday.
Roma released an update on the injuries of Alessandro Florenzi, Douglas Maicon and Daniele De Rossi.
Daniele De Rossi won't recover in time for Roma-Lazio, while Alessandro Florenzi might make the bench.
Milan Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic describes the visit of Atalanta as “the most important game since the start of the season.”