Juventus 1-1 Roma: Abraham earns Roma a good point against the Old Lady in Turin

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On Saturday, Juve and Roma were held to a 1-1 draw at the Allianz Stadium. Juve arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Sampdoria in their previous game whilst Roma were coming from consecutive wins against Cremonese and Salernitana. As the table looks today, Juve and Roma currently occupy 5th and 3rd spots in the table, with 5 points and 7 points respectively after 3 matches.

The Old Lady started the match well, with an early goal from Dusan Vlahovic in the 2nd minute, saw out the first half 1-0.

Roma took the initiative in the second half, thanks to a goal from Tammy Abraham, 69 minutes in. The final result, Juve 1, Roma 1.

Substitutions for Juve included Denis Zakaria, Arkadiusz Milik, Weston McKennie, Moise Kean and Nicolo Rovella for Adrien Rabiot, Fabio Miretti, Juan Cuadrado, Dusan Vlahovic and Manuel Locatelli, repectively. Roma brought on Nicola Zalewski, Stephan El Shaarawy, Zeki Celik, Marash Kumbulla and Edoardo Bove, to replace Leonardo Spinazzola, Gianluca Mancini, Rick Karsdorp, Paulo Dybala and Lorenzo Pellegrini.

There were bookings for Manuel Locatelli and Filip Kostic from Juve, and Bryan Cristante, for Roma.

Juve next face Spezia Calcio and Roma are at home to AC Monza.

Technical card:
Juventus:Wojciech Szczesny, Mattia De Sciglio, Bremer, Danilo, Alex Sandro, Adrien Rabiot (Denis Zakaria, min.58), Manuel Locatelli (Nicolo Rovella, min.86), Fabio Miretti (Arkadiusz Milik, min.77), Dusan Vlahovic (Moise Kean, min.86), Juan Cuadrado (Weston McKennie, min.77) and Filip Kostic
Roma:Rui Patricio, Gianluca Mancini (Stephan El Shaarawy, min.46), Roger Ibanez, Chris Smalling, Rick Karsdorp (Zeki Celik, min.62), Nemanja Matic, Bryan Cristante, Lorenzo Pellegrini (Edoardo Bove, min.90), Leonardo Spinazzola (Nicola Zalewski, min.46), Tammy Abraham and Paulo Dybala (Marash Kumbulla, min.77)
Stadium:the Allianz Stadium
Goals:Dusan Vlahovic (1-0, min. 2) and Tammy Abraham (1-1, min. 69)