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  • Juventus 0-2 AS Roma: Taddei acrobatic-goal, Vucinic great-goal

    Two goals from Mirko Vucinic and Rodrigo Taddei to the Juventus nets, Thursday (2/27/2011) , was enough to deliver AS Roma to the Coppa Italia semi-finals. Roma won 2-0 in that game and will meet Inter Milan in the semifinals.

    Juventus and Roma themselves do not display an interesting game for the spectators who witnessed this match. The match of two great Italian team is slow in the beginning of the first round. Both teams often play ball in midfield and looked to play cautiously. Despite intense trying to attack, both teams still not yielded any single shot until the 12th minute.

    The game itself is likely to coarse. Some violations occurred and yielded a yellow card for both teams. One for Philippe Mexes (Roma) and one for Marco Motta (Juventus). Even in the 32nd minute, Mirko Vucinic should receive treatment after a duel with Mohamed Sissoko.

    Although entering Rodrigo Taddei in the 40th minute, Roma was unable to penetrate the tight Juventus defense. The first half ended goalless.

    See less power of attackers, both coaches entering its flagship player. Allenatore Juventus, Luigi Del Neri, enter Milos Krasic. Meanwhile, Roma coach, Claudio Ranieri, replacing Menez with Marco Borriello.

    However, the situation remained unchanged. The game looks monotonous. Rome is more controlled than the Juventus midfield who is playing more defensive.

    Rome business was finally bearing fruit. In the 65th minute, Vucinic hard kick from the left after receiving feedback Daniele De Rossi was unable to stop marco Storari. Position 1-0 to Roma.

    Roma almost added his goal in the 68th minute. Unfortunately header from Mexes can still be saved by Storari. As the game will end with the score 1-0, Roma managed to increase their advantage through Taddei at the last minute match. Spectacular volley from Brazilian player is making sure Juve knocked out of the Coppa Italia.

    With this victory, Rome will face the defending champion Inter Milan in the semi-finals.
    Team Line-up:

    Juventus: Marco Storari; Zdenek Grygera, Giorgio Chiellini, Marco Motta (Fabio Grosso 73), Leonardo Bonucci, Mohamed Sissoko, Felipe Melo, Jorge Andres Barrios Martinez; Carvalho De Oliveira Amauri (Milos Krasic 46), Alessandro Del Piero, Simone Pepe ( Vincenzo Iaquinta 62)

    AS Roma: Julio Sergio; John Arne Riise, Philippe Mexes, Marco Cassetti, Nicolás Burdisso; Matteo Brighi (Rodrigo Taddei 40), Simone Perrotta, Daniele De Rossi, Fabio Simplicio, Mirko Vucinic, Jeremy Menez (Marco Borriello 46)


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