Roma vs Chievo Live Stream, betting odds, match preview – Garcia’s side to keep pressure on at top

Roma take on Chievo tonight with the latest live streaming news, betting odds and match preview as Totti and co look to keep the pressure on Juventus at the top of Serie A (KO 17:00).

Rudi Garcia’s high flying Roma host Chievo Verona on Saturday, as Serie A returns from the international break.

Roma have made a great start to the season, claiming 15 points from a possible 18, whilst Chievo have just a point advantage over the bottom three.

The two genuine Scudetto contenders went head to head before the international break, as Roma’s 100% start to the campaign came to an end.

Juventus beat Roma 3-2 in an amazing match that had three penalties and saw both sides reduced to 10 men.

With the match looking set to finish all square, Leonardo Bonucci’s beautifully taken goal earned the champions all three points.

Roma v Chievo Live – Three points a must for Garcia

roma v chievo streamAs for Chievo Verona, they lost 2-0 away to AC Milan, despite holding Filippo Inzaghi’s men out for 55 minutes.

Sulley Muntari’s superb goal opened the scoring, before the Japenese international Keisuke Honda sealed the win.

Roma won both fixtures last season, with Marco Boriello scoring the only goal at the Stadio Olimpico as Garcia’s men made it 10 wins from 10 at the start of the season.

In the reverse match, Roma found it easier, winning comfortably 2-0, thanks to goals from Gervinho and Mattia Destro.

Team news
Francesco Totti will play as part of a front three, with the former Arsenal forward Gervinho also part of the trio.

The inexperienced Lukasz Skorupski will continue in goal for Roma and expect Ashley Cole to start after a week off due to the international period.

Miralem Pjanic maybe rested with one eye on the Bayern Munich clash in the Champions League.

The former Barcelona striker Maxi Lopez will lead the line for Chievo Verona, whilst the Slovenian Valter Birsa will continue in midfield.

Roma: Skorupski; Maicon, Manolas, Yanga-Mbiwa, Cole; Pjanic, Keita, Nainggolan; Iturbe, Totti, Gervinho
Chievo: Bardi; Frey, Dainelli, Zukanovic, Biraghi; Radovanovic, Cofie, Hetemaj, Birsa, Paloschi, Maxi Lopez

 

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