Roma risk losing their opening Serie A game with Verona 3-0 after reports they irregularly fielded Amadou Diawara.
Watch the highlights from Verona-Roma, when the home side rattled the woodwork twice with Adrien Tameze and Federico Dimarco, while Leonardo Spinazzola added one for Roma in a goalless draw.
Verona assistant manager Matteo Paro, standing in for suspended Ivan Juric, explains the importance of tempo and pressing after a draw with Roma.
Davide Faraoni is torn between wanting more for Verona’s performance and accepting a ‘valuable point’ against Roma.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca tried to shrug off questions about Edin Dzeko’s Juventus move after he was benched against Verona. ‘We’ll see what happens.’
Verona hit the woodwork twice with Adrien Tameze and Federico Dimarco, while Leonardo Spinazzola rattled the woodwork for Roma in a goalless draw.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the opening Serie A games of the season, Fiorentina-Torino and Hellas Verona-Roma.
Multiple reports are emerging this evening that Roma want to change the terms for Arkadiusz Milik, including a possible €5m discount from Napoli, putting Edin Dzeko’s Juventus transfer at risk.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists Roma ‘have a lot of potential and I am sure we can win’ tonight’s trip to Hellas Verona.
Edin Dzeko is on the bench ahead of his imminent Juventus transfer, so Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Roma’s makeshift centre-forward against Hellas Verona with Pedro Rodriguez in support.
The Italian Government has agreed to open up Serie A games to a maximum of 1,000 spectators until another review on October 7.
New Roma signing Marash Kumbulla admits he had been studying and ‘learning’ from Chris Smalling last season. ‘Roma is the ideal place to continue my career.’
After Emilia-Romagna, now the Veneto regional assembly has also given the all-clear for up to 1,000 fans to attend Serie A and B matches.
Arkadiusz Milik and Napoli are at loggerheads over various details, and until he has moved to Roma, Juventus cannot welcome Edin Dzeko.
Refereeing designator Nicola Rizzoli acknowledges ‘some penalties were too soft’ and won’t be awarded again after changes in the interpretation of handball.
Sinisa Mihajlovic insists he ‘would’ve died’ if he hadn’t been able to take a break from leukaemia treatment to sit on the Bologna bench last summer.
Edin Dzeko is torn between playing for Roma tonight against Verona and preparing for his Juventus medical, while Arkadiusz Milik’s dispute with Napoli also stalls everything.
Roma have called up Pedro Rodriguez, Marash Kumbulla and Juventus target Edin Dzeko for tomorrow’s Serie A opener against Verona.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca has revealed Edin Dzeko will be in the squad against Hellas Verona and stressed the Giallorossi must ‘adapt to play a different game’ against Ivan Juric’s side.
Hellas Verona have officially announced the signing of Andrea Favilli, on loan with an option to buy from Genoa.