AS Roma is the calendar year started a small victory in Serie A. It was a visit to Genoa help the opponent.
The visitors from Rome started the match well and through Edin Dzeko and Radja Nainggolan arrived Roma in the first quarter nearly ahead. Genoa had previously been dangerous with a long shot from Diego Laxalt. Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny brought salvation.
Genoa had early exchange goalkeeper Mattia Perin, because he had been injured in one of his actions. His replacement Eugenio Lamanna prevented Dzeko opened the scoring midway through the first half. Ten minutes before the break was that first hit yet, thanks to Kevin Strootman .
after a good move for the Orange International Genoa had not cleared the ball from the penalty area. Bruno Peres came with a volley that sat somewhere between a shot and a cross. With an opponent in the back Armando Izzo got more on the ball, causing it disappeared into the goal behind his own goalie.
Szczesny kept AS Roma after the leg with a stunning save on a shot changed direction Nikola Ninković. After the break Dzeko hit the post and later shot the striker to indicate Strootman. Genoa meanwhile remained dangerous on the break, but Roma held still stand: 0-1.
Genoa 0-1 AS Roma | Armando Izzo (Own Goal) 36′