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The Serie A game at Stadio Olimpico di Roma on Sunday sees home side Roma ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Benevento.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Roma v Benevento game (plus the best game odds).
Roma are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-1 Serie A success over Udinese.
In that game, Roma managed 56% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Roma was Pedro (55'). Udinese got 12 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Roma have shown defensive steel. The facts show that i Giallorossi have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals in the process.
Coming into this meeting, Roma are unbeaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Benevento head into the clash following a 1-0 Serie A win vs Bologna in their previous match.
In that game, Benevento managed 40% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Benevento was Gianluca Lapadula (66'). Bologna got 18 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Benevento have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 12 goals overall. Defensively, Benevento can certainly do much better. Regardless, we must now wait to see whether that trend shall continue on in this upcoming game.
Going into this contest, Benevento are undefeated in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Team News: Roma
Riccardo Calafiori (Corona virus), Amadou Diawara (Corona virus), Chris Smalling (Sprain), Rick Karsdorp (Muscular problems), Javier Pastore (Surgery) and Nicolò Zaniolo (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Roma manager Paulo Fonseca.
Team News: Benevento
Benevento boss Filippo Inzaghi has to currently contend with reduced team options. Federico Barba (Calf Problems), Nicolas Viola (Unknown Injury), Andrés Tello (Muscular problems) and Gabriele Moncini (Adductor problems) will miss out on this game. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Lorenzo Del Pinto, Pier Graziano Gori and Massimo Volta.
It looks to us like Benevento will surely find it tough to be getting goals against a Roma outfit who have all the attributes to get a big win and also probable clean sheet.
We are anticipating a convincing 3-0 victory for Roma when all is said and done.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico di Roma (70,634)
Captain: Edin Džeko
Chairman: Dan Friedkin
Manager: Paulo Fonseca
Competitions: Serie A position 10, Europa League (Group A)
🔑 Key Player: Jordan Veretout
Normally taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Jordan Veretout was born in Ancenis, France. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Nantes in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed 2 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 3 appearances.