Date: 27th September 2020 at 9:00am
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Following on from the embarrassing clerical error which cost them three points in their season opener, Roma aim to bounce back against champions Juventus on Sunday night (20:45).

Roma (3-4-2-1): Mirante; Mancini, Kumbulla, Ibanez; Karsdorp, Diawara, Veretout, Spinazzola; , Mkhitaryan; Dzeko.

Unavailable: Perotti, Pastore, Zaniolo.

Juventus (3-4-2-1): Szczesny; , Bonucci, Chiellini; Cuadrado, Rabiot, McKennie, Frabotta; Ramsey; Kulusevski, Ronaldo.

Unavailable: , , Bernardeschi.


– After winning 3-1 in their last game in Serie A last season, Roma could win two consecutive matches in the Italian top flight against Juventus for the time since 1995.

– Roma and Juventus have drawn only one of their last 10 Serie A meetings (0-0 in May 2018) – there’s been four wins for the Giallorossi and five for the Bianconeri in this period.

– Juventus won at the Olimpico last season against Roma; they last won two consecutive away Serie A games against the Giallorossi in 2011.

– Juventus have won their opening two league matches in each of their last four seasons, last failing to do so back in 2015/16, with their matchday game a 2-1 defeat to Roma.

– Roma failed to score in their first Serie A game this season against Verona; the last time the Giallorossi failed to score in their opening two matches without scoring in the Italian top flight was back in 1992 (vs Pescara and Genoa).

– Juventus are winless in their last four league away games, last enduring a longer run without win on the road in August 2010 (seven games).

– Juventus (66%) and Roma (60%) are two of the four teams to have had the most possession in Serie A this season, along with Sassuolo (68%) and Napoli (61%).

– Edin Dzeko is one goal behind becoming the joint-fifth top scorer for Roma in Serie A history, scoring 78 times so far (Rodolfo Volk is in fifth currently with 79).

– Cristiano Ronaldo could score for the fourth time in his in his first two games of a top five league season, after 2009/10, 2011/12 and 2014/15 in La Liga with Real Madrid.

– Dejan Kulusevski is the youngest player to have scored on his debut with Juventus in Serie A since Marcelo Zalayeta in 1998.