Roma beats champion Juventus 2-0 in bid for top 4 spot

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss AC Milan is above Roma thanks to a better head-to-head record, which is the tiebreaker in Italy.RELEGATION FIGHTUdinese and Empoli both got what could prove to be crucial wins in their fight to avoid relegation.Empoli won 2-1 at Sampdoria for its first away victory of the season, while Udinese beat already relegated Frosinone 3-1.Empoli remained in the relegation zone but is one point below Genoa and two points below Udinese and Bologna, which hosts Parma on Monday.ADVERTISEMENT DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Read Next Diego Farias and Giovanni Di Lorenzo scored for Empoli before Fabio Quagliarella converted a stoppage-time penalty for his 26th league goal of the season.The 36-year-old Quagliarella has four more goals than Atalanta forward Duvan Zapata in the race for the top goalscorer award and five more than Ronaldo and AC Milan’s Krzysztof Piatek.OTHER MATCHESTorino missed a penalty but fought back to beat Sassuolo 3-2. Sassuolo played more than an hour of the match with 10 men after Mehdi Bourabia was shown a second yellow card for celebrating his goal by half removing his shirt and was sent off.Andrea Belotti scored twice for Torino, including a stunning overhead kick to win the match, eight minutes from time.Napoli won 2-1 at Spal.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue LATEST STORIES Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Cristiano Ronaldo had a Juventus goal ruled out for offside while both teams also hit the woodwork in an entertaining match in which Roma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante pulled off several impressive saves.“A great Mirante kept us in the match in the first half but I’m happy with the match,” Roma interim coach Claudio Ranieri said. “We have to continue to believe. Even if not everything depends on us, we have to get to the end with a clear conscience.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsRoma moved back into sixth spot, a point behind fourth-place Inter Milan, which hosts already relegated Chievo Verona on Monday, and three points behind third-place Atalanta.The top four from Serie A qualify for next season’s Champions League. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Roma’s Edin Dzeko, center, jubilates with his teammates Cengiz Under, right, and Stephan El Shaarawy after scoring the 2-0 goal during Serie A soccer match against Juventus at Olimpico Stadium in Rome, Sunday, May 12, 2019. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP)MILAN — Roma kept its bid to qualify for the Champions League very much alive with a 2-0 win over Italian champion Juventus in Serie A on Sunday.Edin Dzeko set up Alessandro Florenzi for the opener 11 minutes from time and scored himself in stoppage time to seal the result.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Title addict Guardiola retains Premier League with Man City Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid View commentslast_img

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