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September 11, 2011 2:00 PM BST
Stadio Olimpico — Roma
Referee:‬ G. Gava‎
Attendance:‬ 33000‎

Roma - Cagliari Preview: Giallorossi defend long unbeaten home record against Sardinians

Luis Enrique will make his Serie A debut on the touchline for the Eternal City outfit as his men prepare to lock horns with their Sardinian counterparts at the Stadio Olimpico

Francesco Totti - Roma (Getty Images)
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Cassetti, Burdisso, Heinze, Angel
Perrotta, De Rossi, Pjanic
Osvaldo, Totti, Bojan


Pisano, Canini, Astori, Agostini
Biondini, Conti, Nainggolan
El Kabir, Nene, Cossu

Maarten Stekelenburg, Gabriel Heinze, Miralem Pjanic, Pablo Osvaldo and Bojan Krkic should all make their debuts for the capital city club on Sunday. Juan, Cicinho, David Pizarro and Erik Lamela are all sidelined with various bumps and bruises.

Massimo Ficcadenti will have basically a full complement of players to choose from as only Sebastian Eriksson is injured while Joaquin Larrivey is suspended.


  • Roma have not lost to Cagliari at home in 27 games.
  • Francesco Totti has scored 13 goals against Cagliari in his illustrious career.
  • The capital city club were awarded the most penalties in Serie A last season (13).
  • Roma failed to score in only five games last year.
  • Cagliari's last victory in the Eternal City came in 1968.
  • Andrea Cossu led the league in assists last season with 13.
  • Cagliari embarrassed Roma 5-1 in Sardinia last year.
  • The Islanders did not have a player sent off in the 2010-11 campaign.

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Last Five Matches
19 Apr 2014Fiorentina 0 - Roma 1SR-A
12 Apr 2014Roma 3 - Atalanta 1SR-A
6 Apr 2014Cagliari 1 - Roma 3SR-A
2 Apr 2014Roma 4 - Parma 2SR-A
30 Mar 2014Sassuolo 0 - Roma 2SR-A
Team News
Available Squads
1Maarten StekelenburgGoalkeeper
20José ÁngelDefender
20Gabriel HeinzeDefender
-Nicolas BurdissoDefender
-Aleandro RosiMidfielder
20Simone PerrottaMidfielder
15Miralem PjanicMidfielder
16Daniele De RossiMidfielder
-Bojan KrkicStriker
10Francesco TottiStriker
17Pablo Daniel OsvaldoStriker
1Gianluca CurciGoalkeeper
-Marco CassettiDefender
-Fabio Henrique SimplicioMidfielder
11Rodrigo TaddeiMidfielder
5Fernando GagoMidfielder
22Marco BorrielloStriker
31Fabio BoriniStriker
-Michael AgazziGoalkeeper
33Alessandro AgostiniDefender
-Michele CaniniDefender
13Davide AstoriDefender
14Francesco PisanoDefender
23Radja NainggolanMidfielder
5Daniele ContiMidfielder
-Davide BiondiniMidfielder
7Andrea CossuMidfielder
-Thiago RibeiroStriker
25Vlada AvramovGoalkeeper
-Lorenzo AriaudoDefender
-Rui SampaioMidfielder
20Albin EkdalMidfielder
23Víctor IbarboStriker
-Moestafa El KabirStriker
24Gabriele PericoDefender
Probable Lineups
Maarten Stekelenburg 1
José Ángel 20
Gabriel Heinze 20
Nicolas Burdisso 0
Aleandro Rosi 0
Simone Perrotta 20
Miralem Pjanic 15
Daniele De Rossi 16
Bojan Krkic 0
Francesco Totti 10
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo 17
Michael Agazzi 0
Alessandro Agostini 33
Michele Canini 0
Davide Astori 13
Francesco Pisano 14
Radja Nainggolan 23
Daniele Conti 5
Davide Biondini 0
Andrea Cossu 7
Nenê 18
Thiago Ribeiro 0
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Ciro Immobile Ciro Immobile
20 0
Luca Toni Luca Toni
Hellas Verona
18 2
Carlos Tévez Carlos Tévez
18 1
Gonzalo Higuaín Gonzalo Higuaín
17 5
Rodrigo Palacio Rodrigo Palacio
15 0