Lukaku goal and ejection, Roma draws in 9 with Fiorentina, Dybala still knocked out

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Lukaku goal and expulsion, Roma draws in 9 with Fiorentina, Dybala still knocked out

At the Stadio Olimpico, a 1-1 draw ends between Roma and Fiorentina in the last Sunday match of the 15th day of Serie A. The Giallorossi return to fourth and the Viola remain one point behind them.

It takes the Giallorossi five minutes to take the lead: Cristante from the edge of the area serves Dybala, La Joya’s cross from the outside for Lukaku to beat Terracciano in an acrobatic move. On 14’ Mancini for Zalewski, the Pole crosses low from the back, Dybala arrives who flat left footed puts it out.

On 17’ here comes the Viola: Bonaventura filtering for Nzola who tries but Rui Patricio busts it away. On 25’ Dybala has to leave due to a left flexor muscle problem after a clash with Arthur, in his place Azmoun, for the Argentine è his third injury of the season. In the second half, again Rui Patricio decisive at 49’ on a shot by Ikoné. At 51’ it was Terracciano’s turn to save on a Kristensen conclusion.

At 63’ Bonaventura’s personal action, who gets rid of three opponents, triangulates with Ikoné and with a shot hit the crossbar. È the prelude to Fiorentina’s equalizer, but first, in 64’ Zalewski was sent off for double admonition. È Martinez Quarta to seal the’1-1 on a cross from Kouamé.

At 73’ Nico Gonzalez, who has just replaced Ikoné, hits a header but Rui Patricio parries. At’83’ again the Giallorossi goalkeeper saves the result on Martinez Quarta’s header. At’84’ Lukaku serves El Shaarawy, who entered in place of Azmpun, who però wastes.

The Belgian three minutes later is sent off for a bad intervention on Kouamé and Roma è in 9 against 11. There were no less than seven minutes of recovery time granted by’referee Rapuano but Italiano’s team was unable to break through what remained of Mourinho’s fortress.

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