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Serie A: Roma 2 Torino 0

19 November 2012 23:52

Roma have kept their first clean sheet in six Serie A games to defeat Torino 2-0 and move into sixth spot on the Italian league's standings.

It took Roma over an hour to score their opening goal but after a dominant performance, the home team claimed a deserved victory when Pablo Osvaldo and Miralem Pjanic scored in the final 20 minutes.

Monday's result was Roma's second win in three games and takes them above Catania and Atalanta into sixth position with 20 points, three behind fifth-placed Lazio, who sit in a Europa League qualifying spot.

After a goalless first half, Zdenek Zeman's team opened the scoring in the 71st minute when substitute Marquinho went down in the box under pressure from Angelo Ogbonna.

While the referee initially ignored Roma's pleas for a penalty, the home side eventually received their spot kick thanks to the assistant referee's intervention and Osvaldo made no mistake.

Roma wrapped up their win 15 minutes later when Pjanic struck a fine shot past Torino goalkeeper Jean Gillet from outside the area.

It was no more than Roma deserved having had 59 percent possession and 24 shots to Torino's eight.

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Roma

W L W L L

2 - 0

Competition
Serie A
Date
19 November 2012
Game week
13
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
0 - 0
Full-time
2 - 0
Venue
Stadio Olimpico (Roma)
Attendance
34011

Goals

P. Osvaldo (PG) 71'  
1 - 0
M. Pjanić 86'  
2 - 0

Lineups

# Player Bookings
13
42
5
23 34'
3
4
15 86' 87'
48
10
9 71'
8 78'
Coach: Z. Zeman
# Player Bookings
1
6 62'
36
25
3 70'
7
14
11
4
9 25'
10 56'
Coach: G. Ventura

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
22
7
1
17
20
46
55
# Player Bookings
24
77
93
2
5
23
31
33
86

Saturday 2 August

Friday 1 August

22:25
21:54
20:48
20:47
19:51
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02:24
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Thursday 31 July

23:53
23:28
22:40
22:30
22:17
21:53
21:47
21:30
21:07
19:31
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Serie A table

# Team MP D P
1 0 +0 0
2 0 +0 0
3 0 +0 0
4 0 +0 0
5 0 +0 0
6 0 +0 0
7 0 +0 0
8 0 +0 0
9 0 +0 0
10 0 +0 0
11 0 +0 0
12 0 +0 0
13 0 +0 0
14 0 +0 0
15 0 +0 0
16 0 +0 0
17 0 +0 0
18 0 +0 0
19 0 +0 0
20 0 +0 0

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