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Roma 0-1 Atalanta, Mourinho’s men wasteful in home defeat

AS Roma's British forward Tammy Abraham reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Atalanta Bergamo on September 18, 2022 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP) (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP via Getty Images)
John Solano
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calendar date18 Sep 16:00
MatchDay 7
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Starting lineups

1
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Goalkeeper
6
chris smalling
Defender
23
as roma gianluca mancini
Defender
out new87'
37
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Defender
3
as roma roger ibanez
Defender
19
celik rp 2324
Defender
4
bryan cristante as roma
Midfielder
7
pellegrini rp 2324
Midfielder
8
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Midfielder
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22
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Midfielder
9
tammy rp 2324
Attacker
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J. Musso
Goalkeeper
out new8'
42
player st
G. Scalvini
Defender
out new46'
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H. Hateboer
Defender
3
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J. Maehle
Defender
28
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M. Demiral
Defender
2
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R. Tolói
Defender
13
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Éderson
Midfielder
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M. Pasalic
Midfielder
out new74'
15
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M. de Roon
Midfielder
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T. Koopmeiners
Midfielder
17
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R. Højlund
Attacker
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Substitutes

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Defender
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Pietro boer
Goalkeeper
65
player st
Midfielder
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bove rp 2324
Midfielder
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volpato as roma
Midfielder
99
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Goalkeeper
20
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Midfielder
73
player st
Midfielder
11
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Attacker
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Attacker
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zalewski nicola asr
Midfielder
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player st
B. Soppy
Defender
31
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F. Rossi
Goalkeeper
10
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J. Boga
Attacker
22
player st
M. Ruggeri
Defender
9
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L. Muriel
Attacker
in new46'
5
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M. Okoli
Defender
in new46'
11
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A. Lookmano
Attacker
in new74'
57
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M. Sportiello
Goalkeeper
in new8'
18
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R. Malinovskyi
Midfielder
in new88'

Roma suffered their second league defeat of the season this evening in front of a packed Stadio Olimpico.

The Giallorossi fell 1-0 to Atalanta with Giorgio Scalvini’s goal proving enough for La Dea to grab all three points in an important away win.

Playing without star-man Paulo Dybala, who was injured during the pre-game warmup, Roma created plenty of goalscoring chances. Tammy Abraham, Nicolo Zaniolo, and Eldor Shomurodov each had golden opportunities to get on the scoresheet but failed to find the back of the net.

On the other side Gian Piero Gasperini’s side barely created anything but only needed to bury their one and only chance to secure the victory.

Teenage defender Giorgio Scalvini to put the ball past Rui Patricio and into the bottom corner late in the first half to grab the only goal of the match.

Roma came close to leveling the score in the final moments when Andrea Belotti sent Eldor Shomurodov running through on goal. However, the ex-Genoa man couldn’t find the target.

Highlighting their wastefulness, the Giallorossi ended the affair with an expected goals (xG) of nearly 3 compared to Atalanta’s 0.15.

The capital club now enter the international break sitting 6th in the Serie A table with 13 points while Atalanta remain unbeaten and go top with 17 points.

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