Roma versus Empoli 2-0: Pellegrini and Mkhitaryan Score for the Giallorossi

Roma enrolled their fifth association win of the period by beating Empoli 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico. Objectives from chief Lorenzo Pellegrini and Henrikh Mkhitaryan saw Jose Mourinho’s side rescue three urgent focuses at home.

Empoli notwithstanding, had their minutes in the game however did not have the final result. With this triumph, the Giallorossi keep up with their 100% success record at home this season.

Notwithstanding the loss, Empoli unquestionably that they have a generally excellent shot at remaining in the Serie A this season.

Mourinho made various changes from his side’s 3-0 success in the Conference League with Chris Smalling being the main safeguard who began on Thursday. In midfield, Jordan Veretout supplanted Bryan Cristante while Nicolo Zaniolo and Henrikh Mkhitaryan began the wings.

Tammy Abraham was the middle forward in the XI with Eldor Shomurodov on the seat.

Empoli manager Aurelio Andreazzoli rolled out just a single improvement in the arrangement from their success over Genoa with Filippo Bandinelli supplanting Nedim Bajrami.

Sooner or later during the main half, Empoli appeared to set out more open doors than Roma. In any case, they couldn’t discover the objective.

The Giallorossi opened the scoring in the 42nd moment because of their captain Pellegrini who had marked an agreement expansion only a couple of days back. The 25-year-old presently has seven objectives and two aids ten appearances across all rivalries.

Roma had an awesome beginning to the second half with Abraham’s shot hitting the crossbar however Mkhitartayan tracking down the net from the bounce back.

The Giallorossi were hoping to broaden their lead further however the resistance protection figured out how to keep them under control.

Empoli were ruled under lock and key yet they had a couple of chances of their own. Be that as it may, the Roma backline was adequate to clutch the lead.

With the success, Mourinho’s side are currently fourth in the Serie A table with 15 focuses up until this point. Roma’s next installation comes after the worldwide break as they face Juventus at home. Notwithstanding the Bianconeri not being exceptionally persuading, they are more than equipped for taking on the Giallorossi.


October 3, 2021 – Serie A 2021-2022 Matchday 7


SCORERS: 43′ Pellegrini, 47′ Mkhitaryan

ROMA (4-2-3-1): Rui Patricio, Karsdorp, Mancini, Smalling (90′ Ibanez), Vina (84′ Calafiori), Darboe (64′ Cristante), Veretout, Zaniolo (84′ El Shaarawy), Pellegrini, Mkhitaryan (90′ Zalewski), Abraham (Fuzato, Villar, Carles Perez, Shomurodov, Borja Mayoral, Kumbulla, Diawara) Coach: Mourinho

EMPOLI (4-2-3-1): Vicario, Stojanovic, Romagnoli, Viti, Marchizza, Henderson (70′ Stulac), Ricci, Zurkowski (46′ Bajrami), Bandinelli (46′ Haas) Di Francesco (70′ Cutrone), Pinamonti (29′ Mancuso) (Ujkani, La Mantia, Fiamozzi, Asllani, Tonelli, Luperto, Parisi) Coach: Andreazzoli

Ref: Mr. Ayroldi from Molfetta

NOTES: Yellow Cards: Mancini, Zaniolo (R), Ricci, Haas, Stojanovic (E); Added Time: first Half 1′, second Half 3′

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