ROMA NEWS

An ankle injury has ruled Antonio Cassano out of Parma’s rescheduled Roma game, confirmed Roberto Donadoni.
Roma and Parma have each released their provisional squads for tomorrow’s meeting between the sides at Stadio Olimpico.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia believes his side could make the race for the Scudetto interesting if they secure 21 points from their last eight matches.
Roberto Donadoni admits that Parma are ‘in a state of emergency’, but says it will not condition their approach to facing Roma.
Rafa Benitez has reiterated that Napoli’s performance against Juventus was ‘almost perfect’, but picks two other showings this season as better.
Paulinho has conceded that he is ‘not comfortable’ at Tottenham, putting several Italian sides on alert.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni has reflected on the club’s ‘legitimate dream’ of the Scudetto, and calmness over Rudi Garcia’s renewal.
Carlos Tevez has warned that so long as Roma remain mathematically challenging for the Scudetto, Juventus can’t call it their own.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hit back at Rafa Benitez and revealed the welcome in Naples was “not as bad as last year.”
It has emerged there was tragedy at Sassuolo-Roma when a local fan died of a suspected heart attack in the stands.
Eusebio Di Francesco said referee Nicola Rizzoli “lacked courage” after revoking a Sassuolo penalty.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia admits he’d like Napoli to beat Juventus tonight and praised referee Nicola Rizzoli.
Mattia Destro and Michel Bastos goal let Roma to beat Sassuolo, but there was chaos when the referee changed his mind on a penalty.
Mehdi Benatia gave some insight into the chaotic non-penalty in Sassuolo-Roma. “You can’t ask a desperate player if he was fouled.”
Miralem Pjanic insists Roma haven’t lost hope of catching Juventus. “Nothing is finished yet.”
Roma rest Francesco Totti, but launch Alessandro Florenzi with Mattia Destro and Gervinho for their trip to Sassuolo.
Roma legend Paulo Roberto Falcao is impressed by Rudi Garcia’s team, but admits they “envy” the Juventus mentality.
Eusebio Di Francesco urged Sassuolo to “believe” in their chances of safety as they host second-placed Roma.
Rudi Garcia discussed his Roma contract renewal, tomorrow’s game with Sassuolo and why he should ignore Napoli-Juventus.
Roma have named their squad for the Sunday game against Sassuolo.