Highlights: Roma 5-2 Benevento
There was no shortage of entertainment or goals at the Olimpico, including an Edin Dzeko brace, Pedro Rodriguez strike and stunning Carles Perez run from his own half.
Inzaghi: 'Benevento deserved more'
Pippo Inzaghi feels the 5-2 result was ‘harsh’ on Benevento, as they ‘had 10 shots on goals and played on level terms for at least 70 minutes’ with Roma.
Fonseca: 'Attacking teams good for football'
Paulo Fonseca is glad that more Serie A coaches are taking an attacking approach after Roma’s 5-2 win over Benevento. ‘It’s good for football.’
Roma 5-2 Benevento: Dzeko inspires goal riot
Roma were made to work hard for the three points, an Edin Dzeko brace, Pedro Rodriguez, Jordan Veretout penalty and Carles Perez solo run eventually beating Benevento 5-2.
Liveblog: Serie A Wk4 Sunday
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s five Serie A games, including Sassuolo targeting second place at Bologna, Spezia-Fiorentina and Roma-Benevento.
Cristante: 'Take nothing for granted'
Bryan Cristante warns Roma that Benevento are not to be underestimated. ‘We saw this weekend no results can be taken for granted.’
Vigorito: 'Inzaghi lives for football'
Benevento President Oreste Vigorito is impressed with their start to the season and admires the ‘passion’ of coach Pippo Inzaghi as they host Roma.
Line-ups: Roma v Benevento
Edin Dzeko is supported by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pedro Rodriguez, as Roma host Pippo Inzaghi’s all-attack Benevento.
Report: Roma unhappy with Fonseca
Roma are reportedly unhappy with their coach Paulo Fonseca for an interview he realized with Record and that had not been agreed with the club.
Roma to offer Dzeko contract extension
Roma are willing to offer their star striker Edin Dzeko a contract extension until 2023, reports in Italy claim.
Fonseca: 'Never said Roma couldn't challenge'
Paulo Fonseca calms suggestions he was critical of Roma and their transfer strategy, but knows it’ll be ‘tough’ against a courageous Benevento.
Inzaghi: 'We hope Roma aren't too fit'
Benevento coach Filippo Inzaghi said he hopes the newly promoted side will meet a Roma that ‘aren’t too fit’ when they arrive at the Olimpico.
Kumbulla: 'Dzeko is our captain'
Marash Kumbulla said the Friedkins have ‘made a good impression’ at Roma and believes captain Edin Dzeko will ‘do well’ on Sunday against Benevento.
Boban or Gandini for Roma?
Former Milan director Zvonimir Boban has been linked with a return to Serie A with Roma looking to adding two new figures in their control room.
Report: injured Smalling to miss Benevento
Roma star defender Chris Smalling has reportedly picked up a mild knee sprain and will miss Sunday’s clash against Benevento.
Roma close on director Boldt
Roma have reportedly chosen their new director of sport, planning another meeting with Hamburg chief Jonas Boldt.
Fonseca: 'Roma need stability and investment'
Paulo Fonseca warns Roma need ‘stability’ and more investment to truly compete for silverware. ‘It’s challenging and motivating to work in Serie A.’
Serie A Week 4 referees
AIA has announced the referees of Serie A Week 4, with Maurizio Mariani overseeing the Milan derby and Marco Di Bello in charge of Napoli-Atalanta.
Pellegrini thanks Barella for assist
Lorenzo Pellegrini thanks Nicolò Barella for the assist after Italy’s 1-1 draw with the Netherlands. ‘He did really well to spot me.’
Spinazzola: 'Italy had the chances'
Leonardo Spinazzola rues wasted Italy opportunities in a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands, but they have ‘every reason to feel confident.’
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