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  • April 2, 2014
  • • 17:30
  • • Stadio Olimpico, Roma
  • Referee: A. De Marco
  • • Attendance: 39000
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  • 90'
    AssistRaffaele Palladino
  • 90'
    GoalJonathan Biabiany
  • 87'
    Yellow CardJosè Mauri
  • 86'
    SubstitutionGervinho Adem Ljajic
  • 85'
    SubstitutionE. Schelotto Raffaele Palladino
  • 85'
    SubstitutionMarco Parolo Josè Mauri
  • 83'
    Yellow CardRodrigo Taddei
  • 82'
    AssistAlessandro Florenzi
  • 82'
    GoalRodrigo Taddei
  • 76'
    SubstitutionFrancesco Totti Michel Bastos
  • 71'
    SubstitutionAfriyie Acquah Gianni Munari
  • 58'
    SubstitutionMattia Destro Alessandro Florenzi
  • 49'
    GoalMiralem Pjanic
  • 16'
    AssistMiralem Pjanic
  • 16'
    GoalFrancesco Totti
  • 15'
    AssistMassimo Gobbi
  • 15'
    GoalAfriyie Acquah
  • 12'
    GoalGervinho
  • 11'
    And we're cancelled for the time being. Despite player protestations the heavy rain and pitch floodage has suspended the game for the time being. It would be a shock if the game was to restart today, to be honest, as the weather forecast is rain, rain and more rain.
  • 10'
    The crowd are being hilarious at the Stadio Olimpico. Whey-ing the referee's every test of the ball bounce and roll. The referees are trying to convince him to renew play.
  • 9'
    SubstitutionAntonio Cassano E. Schelotto
  • 9'
    SubstitutionWalter Gargano Afriyie Acquah
  • 9'
    SubstitutionGabriel Paletta Cristian Molinaro
  • 9'
    SubstitutionAlessandro Florenzi Mattia Destro
  • 9'
    SubstitutionKevin Strootman Rodrigo Taddei
  • 9'
    Uh oh, is the game about the be called off?
  • 6'
    Maicon's down on the ground after a fine interception of Marco Parolo's attempted shot.
  • 4'
    Fun fact: only once have Parma won at the Stadio Olimpico in 24 attempts. Their coach that day? Carlo Ancelotti!
  • 3'
    The team captains seem to tell the referee that they want to play on, and onwards we go!
  • 2'
    Remember how I said it was pouring it down? The pitch is pretty screwed. The referee is actually rethinking if the game should go ahead.
  • 1'
    And we're off!
  • It's lashing it down in Rome. The pitch is soaked in water, so it should be interesting to see which XI adapts the best.
  • The teams are walking out at the Stadio Olimpico and the actions moments away from getting underway.
  • Similarly, Parma coach Roberto Donadoni has Dias Felipe watching from the stands due to suspension, while Joel Obi and Nicola Pavarini play no part due to injury issues. He'll be hoping Italy veteran Antonio Cassano can impress in Rome.
  • Rudi Garcia is without the suspended Radja Nainggolan for the clash with Parma, while Dodo and Federico Balzaretti are sidelined with injury.
  • So, the Giallorossi can go three points behind Juventus with a victory at the Stadio Olimpico today - at least temporarily. If Juventus beat Inter tonight then the six-point difference will be restored.
  • Parma line-up: Mirante; Cassani, Paletta, Lucarelli, Gobbi; Gargano, Marchionni, Parolo; Biabiany, Amauri, Cassano.
  • Roma line-up: De Sanctis; Maicon, Benatia, Castan, Torosidis; Pjanic, De Rossi, Strootman; Florenzi, Totti, Gervinho.
  • Let's look at the line-ups first, shall we?
  • Hello and welcome to Goal's LIVE coverage of Roma versus Parma! I'm Miles Chambers, I'll be walking you through today's match coverage.