Preview: AS Roma vs. Catania

3:00 CET

AS Roma Catania
Record 26-7-2 5-8-22
Points 85 23
Goals Scored 71 26
Goals Conceded 19 63
Top Scorer Destro (13) Bergessio (7)
Top Assists Totti, Gervinho (10) Lodi (4)

Projected Lineups

AS ROMA (4-3-3): De Sanctis; Maicon, Romagnoli, Castan, Dodo; Pjanic, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Florenzi, Totti, Ljajic

CATANIA (4-3-3): Frison; Peruzzi, Rolin, Spolli, Monzon; Izco, Lodi, Rinaudo; Leto, Bergessio, Barrientos

By the Numbers

  • Roma pummled Catania 4-0 in their encounter this season at the Stadio Olimpico
  • Catania have lost 7 of their last 8 matches in Serie A
  • Roma enter the match having won 9 matches in a row in Serie A
  • Roma haven’t won in Catania since 1970, when they won 2-1
  • There have been 3 draws in the last 5 matches between the clubs
  • Catania have scored only 5 goals in their last 6 matches
  • Catania have managed to secure only 4 points in their previous 5 homes 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.