Preview: Roma vs. Sampdoria

Roma vs. Sampdoria
Stadio Olimpico
11 September, 2016
15.00 CET

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Probable Formations

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AS Roma
Peres, Manolas, Vermaelen, Jesus
Nainggolan, Paredes, Strootman
Salah, Dzeko, Perotti

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Sala, Silvestre, Regini, Pavlović
Barreto, Torreira, Linetty
Muriel, Quagliarella


Key Match-up:

Thomas Vermaelen vs. Luis Muriel

Roma’s defense has been extremely poor in the early goings of the season. The Giallorossi’s embarrassing meltdown against Cagliari, which was highlighted by Alessandro Florenzi’s nightmare of a pass which led to Marco Sau’s equalizer, was down to their uncertainty and shakiness at the back. Roma must overcome these continued defensive lapses and this must begin and end with both Kostas Manolas and Thomas Vermaelen. Colombian striker Luis Muriel of Sampdoria has started the season in sizzling form and will primarily be the responsibility of the Belgian international.  If Roma can contain the potent striking duo of Fabio Quagliarella and Muriel, they will give themselves an opportunity to take all three points.

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