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  • 11 September 2011
  • • 14:00
  • • Stadio Olimpico, Roma
  • Referee: G. Gava
  • • Attendance: 33000
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Roma - Cagliari Preview: Giallorossi defend long unbeaten home record against Sardinians

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

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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


PROBABLE LINEUPS


ROMA


Stekelenburg
Cassetti, Burdisso, Heinze, Angel
Perrotta, De Rossi, Pjanic
Osvaldo, Totti, Bojan



CAGLIARI
 

Agazzi
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.



DID YOU KNOW?

  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Roma

Cagliari

Wins
4
1
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

AS Roma ROM
AS Roma Roma
Draw
Cagliari Calcio CAG
Cagliari Calcio Cagliari
96%

Top 3 Predictions

AS Roma ROM
3 - 0
Cagliari Calcio CAG
AS Roma ROM
2 - 0
Cagliari Calcio CAG
AS Roma ROM
3 - 1
Cagliari Calcio CAG

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