Roma concede a draw at home to start their season

Despite a double from Andrea Belotti, AS Roma had to settle for a draw against Salernitana.

AS Roma, deprived of their striker Paulo Dybala and their coach Jose Mourinho, suspended, had to settle for a draw (2-2) at home against Salernitana on Sunday during the first day of the Championship. Italy.

Roma had however opened the scoring in the 17th minute by Andrea Belotti who had not scored in Serie A since May 2022.

The Salernitana replied in the 36th minute by Antonio Candreva who doubled the lead after the locker room (49th) with a superb recovery at the entrance to the penalty area.

Shaken, Roma ended up regaining the ascendancy on the hour mark with the entry into play of Renato Sanches and Leandro Paredes, who arrived this week from Paris SG. Belotti brought the teams level with a header from a corner (82nd).

Mourinho watched the game from the stands, as he was serving the first of two matches suspended for telling referee Daniele Chiffi, who was officiating at a Roma game in May, that he was “the worst referee that (he) has (have) ever met in (his) career“.

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