#sports activities EMPOLI 1-2 ROMA: Tammy Abraham’s second-half winner fires Jose Mourinho’s side back to winning ways
Empoli 1-2 Roma: Tammy Abraham’s second-half winner fires Jose Mourinho’s side up to fifth in Serie A… after Paulo Dybala’s STUNNING opener
- Tammy Abraham netted a 71st minute winner to get Roma back to winning ways
- Jose Mourinho’s side climbed to fifth in Serie A – one level behind Napoli in first
- Paulo Dybala scored a screamer earlier than establishing Abraham within the second-half
Paulo Dybala scored one and arrange one other as Roma obtained back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory at Empoli in an action-packed Serie A match on Monday.
Both groups hit the woodwork quite a few instances, whereas Roma missed a penalty and an Empoli participant was despatched off late on.
Roma moved up to fifth, a degree behind the highest three of Napoli, Atalanta and AC Milan.
Striker Tammy Abraham scored Roma’s winner because the Italian side claimed fifth spot in Serie A
Jose Mourinho’s side was trying to bounce back from consecutive losses: 4-0 to Udinese final weekend, and 2-1 at Ludogorets within the Europa League.
It nearly obtained off to the absolute best begin however Dybala’s effort got here off the suitable put up.
It did take the lead 10 minutes later when Empoli failed to clear a cross and it got here out to Dybala on the fringe of the realm and he fired a robust shot into the highest left nook.
Empoli nearly leveled shortly after however Martin Satriano’s header got here off the left put up.
Paulo Dybala scored the primary for Jose Mourinho’s side earlier than establishing Abraham’s winner
The Portuguese head coach bounced back from Roma’s 4-0 defeat by Udinese final weekend
The residence side did go in at halftime stage, nevertheless, as Petar Stojanovic’s cross went by way of a crowd of our bodies for Filippo Bandinelli to head in to the underside proper nook, two minutes earlier than the break.
Roma restored its lead when Dybala whipped in a cross from the suitable and Tammy Abraham volleyed it in on the back put up.
Roma ought to have doubled its benefit 10 minutes from fulltime however Lorenzo Pellegrini fired his spot kick off the crossbar, after Liberato Cacace was penalized for bringing down Roger Ibanez simply inside the realm.
Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro hit the put up for Empoli however their possibilities of snatching one thing from the match diminished three minutes from time when the identical participant was despatched off for a harmful sort out on Chris Smalling.