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Friday February 25 2011
Roma defend De Rossi

Roma's lawyer Antonio Conte has denied allegations made by Shakhtar Donetsk that Daniele De Rossi was involved in a fight after last week's match.

The Ukrainian outfit claimed De Rossi threw a punch at Dmytro Chygrynskiy following the first leg of the Champions League second round encounter and reported the incident to UEFA.

Speaking to Sky Italia, Conte said: "There wasn't any fight at the end of the game. We have presented a defence and anyway we can appeal in the event of a decision from UEFA.

"We expect a decision from UEFA either today or on Monday.

"I want to clarify that we are not dealing with an episode at the end of the game, but one that happened in the penalty area during a corner, and one that the referee and the assistants didn't see."

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