Tammy Abraham’s first-half strike earned AS Roma a 1-0 win over Udinese on Thursday to ship them fourth in Serie A, however Lorenzo Pellegrini used to be despatched off and can now omit the capital derby towards Lazio.
England world Abraham instructed in a close-range end after 36 mins following a marvelous help from 19-year-old Riccardo Calafiori, who ran 1/2 the duration of the pitch ahead of beating his marker and sending in a positive move.
Jose Mourinho’s aspect climbed to fourth position on 12 issues, 3 at the back of leaders Napoli. Udinese are tenth with seven issues.
Roma had to ship a consequence after struggling their first defeat beneath Mourinho towards Hellas Verona on the weekend, they usually started with intent as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Nicolo Zaniolo each hit the put up.
Abraham gave the hosts a deserved lead ahead of halftime, his 3rd purpose in all competitions since becoming a member of from Chelsea in August.
However Udinese mustered a spirited reaction in the second one 1/2 as Future Udogie fired vast from a promising place and Gerard Deulofeu drew a wise save from Rui Patricio.
The hosts suffered a harmful blow within the loss of life mins when captain Pellegrini used to be proven a 2nd yellow card for a prime elbow, which means he’ll be suspended for the Rome derby on Sunday.