ROME SASSUOLO, THE LIKELY FORMATIONS – After the pause for the national team's commitments, Serie A returns to the field for the third day of the championship. The Rome on Sunday at 6 pm at the Olympic Stadium, faces Sassuolo of De Zerbi . The team of Fonseca is in search of the first victory in the championship, while the neroverdi want to follow up the success obtained against Sampdoria of Di Francesco after losing the debut against Turin . The challenge will be made by Daniele Chiffi of the Padua section. For him it will be the first direction of a match of the Capitoline club, while there are already three intersections with the Emilians: negative balance with two defeats and a draw.
THE PREVIOUS – 12 precedents between Rome and Sassuolo with the neroverdi never winning, but who often stopped the Giallorossi on the draw. The balance at this moment, in fact, states 7 victories for the team of Fonseca 5 X marks and 0 successes for the men of De Zerbi . In the challenge of last year at the Olimpico a star was born: first goal in Serie A for Nicolò Zaniolo with an extraordinary lob that made the football world discover the talent of the class '99. Even in the goals scored, obviously, Roma is ahead: 23 against the 9 of the Emilian ones.
LE SCELTE – Fonseca goes straight and confirms his 4-2-3-1, despite the absences of Under Zappacosta and Perotti . Pau Lopez in goal with the defense composed by Florenzi, one of Mancini and Smalling – in doubt for a muscular problem -, Fazio and Kolarov. The pair of medians should see the first in Giallorossi of Veretout next to Cristante, with Pellegrini advanced on the axis of the midfielders flanked by Zaniolo and Mkhitaryan . In front of the only tip will be Edin Dzeko . Recover Spinazzola which finds its first call with Roma.
De Zerbi proposes the 4-3-1-2 of the first two days. Advice to defend the stakes, in defense Muldur, Marlon, Ferrari and Peluso, with the three-man midfield composed of Duncan, Obiang and Locatelli. Behind the two points, Caputo and Berardi, there will be Traorè. They paw for a Defrel and Boga shirt holder.
WHERE TO SEE – Rome-Sassuolo will be broadcast on Sky Sport Serie A HD (channel 249 of the satellite) in super HD and in 4K for Sky Q customers and on digital terrestrial (channel 473). Starting whistle set for Sunday afternoon at 6.00 pm, pre-game study starting at 5.30 pm on the same channel. Matches also broadcast in streaming on Sky Go and on Now TV, an online service created by Sky that allows you to watch the sports content of pay TV by subscribing to daily, weekly or monthly subscriptions. Roma-Sassuolo will not be broadcast on DAZN.
THE LIKELY FORMATIONS
ROME (4-2-3-1) : 13 Pau Lopez; 24 Florenzi, 23 Mancini, 20 Fazio, 11 Kolarov; 21 Veretout, 4 Cristante; 22 Zaniolo, 7 Pellegrini, 77 Mkhitaryan; 9 Dzeko.
A disp .: 63 Fuzato, 83 Mirante, 5 Juan Jesus, 37 Spinazzola, 18 Santon, 42 Diawara, 48 Antonucci, 27 Pastor, 99 Kluivert, 19 Kalinic.
] .: Paulo Fonseca.
BALLOTTAGES : Mancini-Fazio, Smalling-Mancini, Cristante-Diawara, Cristante-Veretout.
IN DOUBT : Smalling (muscle overload)
]: Perotti (myotendinous lesion to the left femoral rectum), Zappacosta (second degree lesion to the soleus), Under (lesion to the hamstring of the right thigh)
SQUALIFICATI : –
DIFFIDATES : –
SASSUOLO (4-3-1-2) : 47 Councils; 17 Muldur, 2 Marlon, 31 Ferrari, 13 Peluso; 8 Duncan, 14 Obiang, 73 Locatelli; 23 Traoré; 23 Berardi, 9 Caputo.
A disp .: 56 Pegolo, 64 Russo, 22 Toljan, 19 Romagna, 21 Chiriches, 33 Tripaldelli, 77 Kyriakopoulos, 4 Magnanelli, 68 Bourabia, 36 Mazzitelli, 10 Djuricic, 7 Boga, 11 Defrel.
All .: Roberto De Zerbi
BALLOTHEADS : Muldur-Toljan, Boga-Traoré, Defrel-Caputo.
IN DOUBT : –
INDISPONIBILI : Rogerio (meniscus injury)
SQUALIFICATI : –
DIFFIDATES : –
Referee : Daniele Chiffi of the section of Padua
Assistants : Peretti-Vivenzi
IV man : Sacchi
VAR : Giacomelli
AVAR : Tolfo