Roma defeats Bologna in Serie A: It was Bologna vs Roma in Serie A. The match Bologna vs Roma ended in a 1-5 away win for Roma.
The first goal came in 5 minutes as Andrea Poli scored in his own net. Edin Dzeko doubled the lead 5 minutes later in the 15th minute. Another goal came in the next 5 minutes as Lorenzo Pellegrini scored to give the visitors a 3-goal lead.
Hosts, Bologna managed to get a goal back due to an own goal by Roma’s Bryan Cristante in the 24th minute to make the score 1-3 for the hosts.
Roma’s Jordan Vertout scored the 4th goal in the 35th minute. Henrik Mkhitaryan made it 5 in just before halftime as he scored in the 44th minute to make the score 1-5. No goals were scored in the second half.
Roma sits in the 6th spot in Serie A with 21 points. Bologna is in the 13th spot with just 12 points.
Bologna sits four places and six points behind their next opponents, victory on Sunday would see the home side enter contention for the European places.
Mihajlovic’s side has recorded six defeats in 10 games since the beginning of the campaign, but four wins have been enough to move the club out of trouble.
While there was a disappointment after the 3-1 setback at Inter last weekend, Mihajlovic will prefer to focus on how his players have been competitive in every league match this season.
I Rossoblu are marginal underdogs for this contest, but that tag may suit this side as they bid to close the gap on a number of inconsistent teams above them in the table.
Bologna vs Roma Head-to-Head
Roma have the edge in this fixture in recent times, with five wins in the 10 previous games, of which Bologna have only won two.
Both teams registered away wins against each other last season, with Roma winning 2-1 in September of 2019, while Bologna won a thrilling game 3-2 in February.
Bologna form guide: L-W-L-W-L
Roma form guide: W-L-W-D-L