Roma defeated Spezia with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

LA SPEZIA. Roma had a surprising win over Spezia with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Insúa (45') and a goal from T. Abraham (49').

Roma defeated Spezia with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

LA SPEZIA. Roma had a surprising win over Spezia with a 2-0 win with a goal from F. Insúa (45′) and a goal from T. Abraham (49′).

The match was played at the Stadio Alberto Picco stadium in La Spezia on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. In front of 9,153 spectators.​ The referee was Simone Sozza assisted by Dario Cecconi and Filippo Bercigli. The 4th official was Ivano Pezzuto. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 8.3 degrees Celsius or 46.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 52%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 52 Ball Possession 48
Shots
  • 7 Total 14
  • 0 On Target 3
  • 7 Off Target 11
  • 3 Shots blocked 3
  • 148 Attack 81
  • 33 Dangerous attack 21
  • 87 Ball safe​ 96
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 0
Fouls
  • 17 Total 11
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Spezia was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Roma that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Spezia was more pushing with 33 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 0 were on target. Nonetheless, Roma succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Spezia shot 7 times, 0 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Roma shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Spezia received 3 yellow cards (Mehdi Bourabia, Mattia Caldara and Arkadiusz Reca). On the other side, Roma received 1 yellow card (Zeki Celik).

Match Timeline

Salvador Ferrer- sub ->E. Holm
13'
Mehdi Bourabia- Yellow
37'
Mattia Caldara- Yellow
41'
45'
Stephan El Shaarawy(goal)Paulo Dybala
Salvatore Esposito- sub ->Petko Hristov
46'
Daniel Maldini- sub ->Daniele Verde
46'
49'
Tammy Abraham(goal)
Viktor Kovalenko- sub ->Mehdi Bourabia
55'
Arkadiusz Reca- Yellow
58'
71'
Edoardo Bove- sub ->Federico Insúa
Bragança- sub ->Arkadiusz Reca
80'
85'
Andrea Belotti- sub ->Paulo Dybala
89'
Zeki Çelik- Yellow
90'
Mady Camara- sub ->Bryan Cristante
90'
Ola Solbakken- sub ->Tammy Abraham

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After playing this contest, Spezia will stay with 18 points like Salernitana to sit in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, Roma will have 37 points like Lazio and Inter to hold in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Serie A, Spezia will host Juventus on the 19th of February with a 5-0 head to head statistic in favor of Juventus (1 draw).

Roma will host Hellas Verona on the 19th of February with a 9-1 head to head stats in favor of Roma (4 draws).

Spezia – Formation

Spezia
G
6.3
D
Mattia Caldara 29.Italy
6.8
41'
D
Kelvin Amian 27.France
6.6
D
Petko Hristov 15.Bulgaria
6.6
46'
M
Ethan Ampadu 4.Wales
7.0
M
Emil Holm 2.Sweden
6.6
13'
M
Mehdi Bourabia 6.Morocco
6.1
55' 37'
M
Arkadiusz Reca 13.Poland
6.3
80' 58'
F
Kevin Agudelo 33.Colombia
6.4
F
Emmanuel Gyasi 11.Ghana
6.4
F
Daniele Verde 10.Italy
6.6
46'
Substitutes
G
G
Petar Zovko 40.Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
Jacopo Sala 7.Italy
D
Bragança 5.Portugal
7.0
80'
D
Salvador Ferrer 21.Spain
6.8
13'
M
Viktor Kovalenko 24.Ukraine
6.7
55'
M
Szymon Żurkowski 77.Poland
M
Julius Beck 16.Denmark
M
7.0
46'
F
Tio Cipot 72.Slovenia
F
David Strelec 44.Slovakia
F
Daniel Maldini 30.Italy
6.4
46'
F
Raimonds Krollis 19.Latvia

Spezia adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Luca Gotti decided to play with the following team: Bartłomiej Drągowski (6.3), Petko Hristov (6.6), Mattia Caldara (6.8), Kelvin Amian (6.6), Emil Holm (6.6), Mehdi Bourabia (6.1), Ethan Ampadu (7.0), Arkadiusz Reca (6.3), Daniele Verde (6.6), Emmanuel Gyasi (6.4) and Kevin Agudelo (6.4).

The home team had on the bench: Viktor Kovalenko (6.7), Tio Cipot, Szymon Żurkowski, Julius Beck, Salvatore Esposito (7.0), Federico Marchetti, David Strelec, Jacopo Sala, Petar Zovko, Daniel Maldini (6.4), João Moutinho (7.0), Raimonds Krollis and Salvador Ferrer (6.8).

Substitutions

Spezia made 5 changes: E. Holm for Salva Ferrer (13′), Petko Hristov for S. Esposito (46′), Daniele Verde for D. Maldini (46′), Mehdi Bourabia for Viktor Kovalenko (55′) and Arkadiusz Reca for João Moutinho (80′).

Best player: Salvatore Esposito​

The player that probably impressed the most for Spezia was Salvatore Esposito.

His rating is (7.0) with 41 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 46′.

Roma – Formation

Roma
G
Rui Patrício 1.Portugal
6.7
D
Chris Smalling 6.England
6.9
D
Gianluca Mancini 23.Italy
7.3
D
Ibañez 3.Brazil
7.4
M
Zeki Çelik 19.Turkey
7.1
89'
M
Nemanja Matić 8.Serbia
6.8
M
Bryan Cristante 4.Italy
6.5
90'
M
Nicola Zalewski 59.Poland
7.0
F
8.1
71' Goals45'
F
Paulo Dybala 21.Argentina
8.1
85'
F
Tammy Abraham 9.England
6.7
90' Goals49'
Substitutes
G
Pietro Boer 63.Italy
G
Mile Svilar 99.Belgium
D
Marash Kumbulla 24.Albania
D
Matías Viña 17.Uruguay
D
M
Mady Camara 20.Guinea
90'
M
Edoardo Bove 52.Italy
6.9
71'
M
M
Cristian Volpato 62.Australia
F
Ola Solbakken 18.Norway
90'
F
Eldor Shomurodov 14.Uzbekistan
F
Andrea Belotti 11.Italy
85'

Also Roma adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

José Mario Felix dos Santos Mourinho played with: Rui Patrício (6.7), Gianluca Mancini (7.3), Chris Smalling (6.9), Roger Ibañez (7.4), Zeki Çelik (7.1), Bryan Cristante (6.5), Nemanja Matić (6.8), Nicola Zalewski (7.0), Paulo Dybala (8.1), Stephan El Shaarawy (8.1) and Tammy Abraham (6.7).

They had on the bench: Marash Kumbulla, Ola Solbakken, Eldor Shomurodov, Mady Camara, Andrea Belotti, Matías Viña, Leonardo Spinazzola, Edoardo Bove (6.9), Pietro Boer, Benjamin Tahirovic, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Cristian Volpato and Mile Svilar.

Substitutions

Roma made 4 changes: Federico Insúa for E. Bove (71′), Paulo Dybala for Andrea Belotti (85′), Bryan Cristante for Mady Camara (90′) and Tammy Abraham for Ola Solbakken (90′).

Best player: Stephan El Shaarawy​

The most impressive player for Roma was Stephan El Shaarawy.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 31 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A.​