Preview: A.S Roma vs. Cagliari

3:00 CET

A.S RomaCagliari
Goals Scored6229
Goals Conceded1741
Top ScorerDestro (10)Three tied with (5)
Top AssistsTotti, Gervinho (9)Three tied with (3)

Projected Lineups

A.S ROMA (4-3-3): De Sanctis; Maicon, Benatia, Castan, Romagnoli; Pjanic, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Florenzi, Destro, Gervinho

CAGLIARI (4-3-1-2): Avramov; Pisano, Fabro, Astori, Avelar; Vecino, Conti, Ekdal; Ibraimi; Nene, Ibarbo

By the Numbers

– Roma and Cagliari drew 0-0 in their first encounter earlier this season at the Stadio Olimpico
– Roma haven’t won in Cagliari since 1995
– Cagliari have scored only 2 goals in their last 4 matches
– Roma have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches
– Cagliari have collected only 4 points in their previous 5 matches in Serie A
– Roma have conceded only 1 goal in their previous 3 away matches

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.