Roma vs. Juventus: Serie A Live Score, Highlights, Recap
Roma 1-0 Juventus, Stadio Olimpico, Full Time
Francesco Totti scores his sixth career goal against Juventus at the Stadio Olimpico to give Roma a massive lift in their Serie A campaign and a monumental victory over the reigning Serie A champions.
The hosts began the fixture in poor fashion but slowly developed a firm grip on matters, seeing out a deserved win over Juventus against the odds.
Roma Starting XI: Stekelenburg, Piris, Burdisso, Marquinhos, Torosidis, De Rossi, Pjanic, Marquinho, Lamela, Totti, Osvaldo
Roma Subs: Goicoechea, Lobont, Romagnoli, Balzaretti, Taddei, Lucca, Bradley, Tachtsidis, Perrotta, Florenzi, Lopez
Scorers: Totti (58')
Juventus Starting XI: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Caceres; Lichtsteiner, Vidal, Pirlo, Pogba, Asamoah; Vucinic, Matri
Juventus Subs: Storari, Rubinho, Marrone, Isla, Padoin, Giaccherini, Giovinco, Quagliarella, Anelka
FULL TIME—ROMA 1-0 JUVENTUS
It's do or die for Juve as Andrea Pirlo sends in a free kick from just inside the Roma half which is then cleared for a corner.
However, the referee decides there isn't enough time for the set piece and the Stadio Olimpico erupts as the Rome club pull off a momentous victory over the reigning Serie A champions.
90'+3—YELLOW CARD (Pirlo)
Andrea Pirlo shows his frustration by lashing out at a Roma player in order to stop the hosts launching a counter.
90'+1—ROM 1-0 JUV
We'll have four minutes of added time.
90'—ROM 1-0 JUV
A Juventus corner is greatly delayed by a whole lot of barging inside the Roma box with Paul Pogba at the centre of it.
The set piece is cleared and initiates a Roma counter with Torosidis delivering a desperate ball across the face of goal but nobody is there to get on the end of it.
Roma not resting now.
Francesco Totti receives a standing ovation from the home support as he comes off so that Alessandro Florenzi can replace him.
What a game the Roma captain has had tonight.
86'—ROM 1-0 JUV
Juventus are currently being pinned into their own half, perhaps delaying the inevitable onslaught that would seem scheduled to occur in the dying minutes.
Roma might have found it difficult to find clean sheets so far this season but the help their defence is receiving from the midfield has gone a long way this evening.
Marquinho comes off for Federico Balzaretti, who will look to shore up this Roma defence in the final phases.
Roma has had a couple chances to apply the dagger. They should probably take one of them.— Jason Davis (@davisjsn) February 16, 2013
80'—ROM 1-0 JUV
Just as though scripted, Juventus are enjoying the greater share of possession in these final exchanges but it's Roma that are countering well, seeing better scoring chances as a result.
Michael Bradley's provided a real difference in the engine room for the hosts since coming on.
77'—JUVE GO CLOSE!
Giovinco surges down the left touchline before delivering a delicate chip across Stekelenburg's chip.
The Roma No.1 gets up and just manages to tip the ball and upset the cross but can't catch the ball either, leaving it up to his defence to clear up matters.
75'—ROM 1-0 JUV
As we enter the last 15 minutes of play, Juventus just start to look a little desperate in their attempts with Stephan Lichtsteiner the latest at fault for a poorly executed cross that goes flying over Maarten Stekelenburg's goal.
Antonio Conte reacts to the scoreline and takes midfield lynchpin, Arturo Vidal, off in favour of Nicolas Anelka.
Can the Frenchman provide the difference in this Serie A encounter?
70'—ROM 1-0 JUV
Some wonderful skill from Erik Lamela sees the Argentine dazzle the Juve defence, cutting his way past two Turin men and surging towards Buffon's goal, only to be denied by a late, late tackle.
Really impressive footwork from the 20-year-old.
And it's Miralem Pjanic that makes way for the USA international.
67'—ROM 1-0 JUV
It looks as though Roma are readying themselves to make a change here as Michael Bradley comes off the bench and prepares for his introduction.
64'—ROM 1-0 JUV
Roma are unlucky not to be further ahead after Osvaldo finds a bit of space heading into the left side of the Juve box before fluffing his lines when delivering the pass inside to Totti.
61'—ROM 1-0 JUV
Juve have reacted to that goal and are already pushing back with some increased fervour about them.
Stekelenburg yet to be really tested this half, which is fortunate giving the 'keeper's current injury issues.
What. A. Strike.
Francesco Totti has scored past Gianluigi Buffon before and he might just continue for the years to come with quality like this.
A Roma free kick is blocked by a Juventus wall but it's Totti that's lurking on the edge of the area to power the half-volley into the top left of the Juve goal from 20 yards out.
The net was close to breaking point there.
Juve make the first changes with Sebastian Giovinco coming on for Mirko Vucinic and Kwadwo Asamoah coming off for Simone Padoin.
54'—ROM 0-0 JUV
This is more like it from Roma.
Totti is proving to be his usually busy self and Erik Lamela is starting to see more fortune now as the hosts charge into enemy territory, denied by some last-ditch Caceres defending.
The atmosphere is really rocking in Rome now.
51'—YELLOW CARD (Lichtsteiner)
Lichtsteiner is the latest to enter the book for a late tackle.
50'—ROM 0-0 JUV
Already both sides are showing more determination to make something happen in this fixture and the Stadio Olimpico responds in kind, offering up a loud and vibrant atmosphere.
Hopefully, the players can find that bit extra to start making the difference on the pitch.
47'—ROM 0-0 JUV
Osvaldo has the first real scoring chance of the half after Roma break against their Turin opponents but can only direct his sliding effort wide and right of Buffon's goal.
Juve then have a chance of their own when Mirko Vucinic fires a thunderous volley just to the right of the Roma frame.
Juve get us back underway.
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