Salernitana 0-1 Roma: Cristante seals three points for Roma at Salernitana

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Roma started on the right in the new Serie A season with victory against Salernitana. Today’s result, Salernitana are 18th with 0 points from 1 match, while Roma sit in 7th, with 3 points from 1.

Roma started strongly in the first half, when Bryan Cristante gave Giallorossi the lead, 33 minutes in, saw out the first half 1-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

Substitutions for Salernitana included Franck Ribery, Diego Valencia, Junior Sambia and Julian Kristoffersen for Grigoris Kastanos, Erik Botheim, Pasquale Mazzocchi and Lassana Coulibaly, repectively. Roma brought on Nemanja Matic, Georginio Wijnaldum and Stephan El Shaarawy, to replace Tammy Abraham, Nicolo Zaniolo and Paulo Dybala.

There were bookings for Lassana Coulibaly, Norbert Gyomber and Grigoris Kastanos from Salernitana. For Roma, Chris Smalling and Nemanja Matic saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the Serie A Salernitana will play against Udinese away and Roma will play against Cremonese at home.

Technical card:
Salernitana:Luigi Sepe, Federico Fazio, Dylan Bronn, Norbert Gyomber, Pasquale Mazzocchi (Junior Sambia, min.62), Tonny Vilhena, Lassana Coulibaly (Julian Kristoffersen, min.73), Grigoris Kastanos (Franck Ribery, min.54), Antonio Candreva, Federico Bonazzoli and Erik Botheim (Diego Valencia, min.62)
Roma:Rui Patricio, Gianluca Mancini, Roger Ibanez, Chris Smalling, Rick Karsdorp, Bryan Cristante, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Leonardo Spinazzola, Tammy Abraham (Nemanja Matic, min.69), Nicolo Zaniolo (Georginio Wijnaldum, min.79) and Paulo Dybala (Stephan El Shaarawy, min.89)
Stadium:Stadio Arechi
Goals:Bryan Cristante (0-1, min. 33)