Rick Karsdorp says it’s “beautiful” to have finally made his Roma debut, having been sidelined with a knee injury.
As Lazio players wore Anne Frank shirts to combat anti-Semitism, their fans made Fascist chants and salutes during the game with Bologna.
Eusebio Di Francesco admitted Roma “could’ve done better” in a slender 1-0 victory over Crotone, but he’ll take the points.
Roma squeezed past Crotone thanks to a debatable Diego Perotti penalty, while Crotone had other complaints about the referee.
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Roma give Rick Karsdorp his Serie A debut with starts for Cengiz Under and Maxime Gonalons as they host troubled Crotone.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito caused more controversy when he said he’d visited “a mosque” rather than a synagogue to apologise for the Anne Frank stickers.
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Gianfranco Zola outlined his ‘Perfect 10,’ with elements from Francesco Totti, Zinedine Zidane, Diego Maradona, Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito slammed the behaviour of anti-Semitic ‘idiots’ but insisted a points deduction “would be wrong.”
There will be a “minute’s reflection” ahead of every Serie A match in Week 10 after Lazio ultras put up stickers depicting Anne Frank in a Roma shirt.
Federico Fazio is back in the Roma squad to take on Crotone, but Kostas Manolas and Emerson Palmieri are still sidelined.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco says Edin Dzeko won’t be rested against Crotone and “Rick Karsdorp will play tomorrow”.
Lazio’s spokesman says they’re doing “everything possible” to stop racist and anti-Semitic behaviour, but “there’s a prejudice” against the club.
Lazio’s Ultras insist the anti-Semitic slogans and Anne Frank stickers left in the Curva Sud are “not a crime”.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito will visit a synagogue tomorrow, after fans left anti-semitic slurs in the Curva Sud.
Lazio fans left images of Anne Frank in a Roma kit and anti-semitic messages in the Curva Sud after their win over Cagliari.
Following the draw with Inter, Napoli still remain top as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 9’s action
Hector Moreno assures he is “very happy” at Roma after making his full debut on Sunday against Torino.
Radja Nainggolan claims Roma are “built to win something” after they beat Torino but admits “I’m afraid of missing another World Cup.”