Wednesday October 31 2012
Line-ups: Parma-Roma

Roma desperately try to get some sense of stability as they travel to Parma this evening with changes in midfield.

The Giallorossi fans are learning what a rollercoaster Zemanlandia can be after fighting back from 2-0 down to beat Genoa 4-2, then on Sunday later fumbling a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Udinese.

The tension got to Panagiotis Tachtsidis, who got himself sent off for sarcastically applauding the referee and is therefore suspended for this trip, replaced by Michael Bradley.

The injured Federico Balzaretti, Rodrigo Taddei and Bogdan Lobont are also unavailable for Zdenek Zeman.

Parma earned a surprise 3-1 victory at Torino on Sunday, putting them comfortably in seventh place – just two points behind Roma.

Amauri has rediscovered his scoring touch at the Tardini, though Fabiano Santacroce and Daniele Galloppa remain sidelined. Aleandro Rosi takes on the club he grew up in.

There were fears this game would not be able to go ahead due to heavy rainfall, but the protective sheets have kept the Stadio Tardini turf relatively stable.

Parma: Mirante; Zaccardo, Paletta, Lucarelli; Rosi, Marchionni, Valdes, Parolo; Amauri, Biabiany

Parma bench: Pavarini, Bajza, Morrone, Belfodil, Palladino, Musacci, Acquah, Sansone, Benalouane, Fideleff, Ninis, Pabon

Roma: Stekelenburg; Piris, Marquinhos, Castan, Dodò; De Rossi, Bradley, Florenzi; Lamela, Osvaldo, Totti

Roma bench: Goicoechea, Svedkauskas, Burdisso, Romagnoli, Perrotta, Pjanic, Marquinho, Destro, Lopez

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