PARMA – Italian Cup, round of 16: Parma-Roma 0-2, goal: Lorenzo Pellegrini on 49 'and 75' on penalty .
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Mission accomplished for Roma. The Giallorossi, despite the heavy absences of Dzeko and Zaniolo, won two to zero in Parma, with two goals from Lorenzo Pellegrini, and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup where they will face Juventus in a single game in Turin. After a substantially balanced first half, Roma took the game in the second half. At 49 ', Pellegrini triangulated with Kalinic and beat the goalkeeper with a nice right edge of the post. At 75 ', Pellegrini himself ended the games on a penalty awarded for a handball by Barillà on Florenzi's cross. In the final, in Rome, Kluivert, who had been out for a long time due to an injury, and Bruno Peres, returned from the loan in Brazil, met again.
The match report. Roma challenged Parma with Pau Lopez; Florenzi, Mancini, Smalling, Kolarov; Diawara, Cristante; Under, Pellegrini, Perotti; Kalinic. Edin Dzeko is absent due to injury, while Zaniolo is likely to miss the whole season due to the serious injury remedied during Roma-Juventus.
Parma responded to Roma with Colombi; Laurini, Dermaku, Gagliolo, Pezzella; Kurtic, Scozzarella, Barillà; Siligardi, Cornelius, Kucka. Large turnover for the technician D'Aversa.
Rome close to scoring in the 10th minute, Pellegrini shot at the opposing goalkeeper from two steps. Pellegrini had another scoring chance a minute later but he swiped with the left foot allowing Colombi to reject his conclusion without any problem. Few scoring chances in the first half where the match was tactically blocked, zero to zero between Parma and Roma at half-time.
At 46 ', Perotti was served by Kolarov within the Parma penalty area but he kicked to the stars from an excellent position. Rome lead 49 ', one two between Pellegrini and Kalinic finalized by the Giallorossi midfielder with a nice right edge. At 58 ', English turned well in the penalty area of Rome but then kicked centrally allowing Pau Lopez to reject his conclusion with a great save.
At 70 ', Kalinic went to the shooting after a good triangulation with Under, who returned the ball with the heel, but the opposing goalkeeper denied him the joy of the net with a nice save. At 74 ', penalty awarded to Roma for a handball by Barillà on a cross by Alessandro Florenzi. From eleven meters, Pellegrini made no mistake by signing the goal of his brace in the evening. It is over, Roma won in Parma and qualified for the Italian Cup quarter-finals where they will face Juventus.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano