Italian Serie A

Empoli vs AS Roma 2021-22 Italian Serie A

  • 55': Andrea Pinamonti
  • 72': Nedim Bajrami
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2 - 4
  • 24': Tammy Abraham
  • 33': Tammy Abraham
  • 35': Sérgio Oliveira
  • 37': Nicolò Zaniolo

Abraham double inspires Roma to victory at Empoli

AS Roma secured a 4-2 victory at Empoli in Serie A on Sunday thanks to four goals in 13 first-half minutes, including a double from English striker

Match Commentary

  • 24': Goal! Empoli 0, Roma 1. Tammy Abraham (Roma) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sérgio Oliveira.
  • 33': Goal! Empoli 0, Roma 2. Tammy Abraham (Roma) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal following a corner.
  • 35': Goal! Empoli 0, Roma 3. Sérgio Oliveira (Roma) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Nicolò Zaniolo.
  • 37': Goal! Empoli 0, Roma 4. Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Henrikh Mkhitaryan following a fast break.
  • 42': Substitution, Empoli. Mattia Viti replaces Riccardo Marchizza because of an injury.
  • 45'+4': First Half ends, Empoli 0, Roma 4.
  • 45': Second Half begins Empoli 0, Roma 4.
  • 52': Gianluca Mancini (Roma) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 55': Goal! Empoli 1, Roma 4. Andrea Pinamonti (Empoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Filippo Bandinelli with a cross.
  • 60': Substitution, Roma. Matias Viña replaces Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
  • 63': Lorenzo Tonelli (Empoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 72': Goal! Empoli 2, Roma 4. Nedim Bajrami (Empoli) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Liam Henderson.
  • 75': Substitution, Roma. Jordan Veretout replaces Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
  • 79': Substitution, Roma. Felix Afena-Gyan replaces Nicolò Zaniolo.
  • 81': Substitution, Empoli. Patrick Cutrone replaces Liam Henderson.
  • 81': Substitution, Empoli. Marco Benassi replaces Filippo Bandinelli.
  • 83': Marco Benassi (Empoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 85': Bryan Cristante (Roma) is shown the yellow card.
  • 90'+5': Second Half ends, Empoli 2, Roma 4.

Game Information

Competition: Italian Serie A

Venue: Stadio Carlo Castellani – Computer Gross Arena
Location: Empoli, Italy
Attendance: 4,920

Italian Serie A Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+51 Internazionale 25 66 1
+22 Juventus 26 57 3
+18 AC Milan 26 53 5
+16 Bologna 26 48 4
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Statistics

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14 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 0
3 Corner Kicks 2
5 Saves 4
41.6 Possession 58.4
16 SHOTS 16
8 ON GOAL 7
0.5 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
274 Accurate Passes 414
352 Passes 499
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.8
5 Accurate Crosses 5
13 Crosses 16
0.4 Cross % 0.3
61 Long Balls 47
29 Accurate Long Balls 25
0.5 Long Balls % 0.5
3 Blocked Shots 3
10 Effective Tackles 6
15 Tackles 10
0.7 Tackle % 0.6
13 Interceptions 16
17 Effective Clearances 6
17 Clearances 6

Line-Ups

EMP Empoli (4-3-2-1)

No. Name
13 Guglielmo Vicario (GK)
26 Lorenzo Tonelli Yellow Card
34 Adrian Ismajli
3 Riccardo Marchizza
20 Riccardo Fiamozzi
28 Samuele Ricci
25 Filippo Bandinelli
27 Szymon Zurkowski
99 Andrea Pinamonti
8 Liam Henderson
10 Nedim Bajrami

ROMA AS Roma (3-4-1-2)

No. Name
1 Rui Patrício (GK)
6 Chris Smalling
3 Ibañez
23 Gianluca Mancini Yellow Card
27 Sérgio Oliveira
4 Bryan Cristante Yellow Card
77 Henrikh Mkhitaryan
15 Ainsley Maitland-Niles
2 Rick Karsdorp
9 Tammy Abraham
22 Nicolò Zaniolo

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