“I remember the many times we had together”, Del Piero said.
“Obviously we’d love to play and win every game the way we did against Juventus, but preparing for a Champions League event like Barcelona, it wasn’t easy to play Frosinone“.
The Giallorossi man scored his 300th goal for the club this weekend, and the Juventus legend paid tribute to his old rival in a special to be broadcast on Roma TV.
The only negative note was an apparent muscular injury to forward Alvaro Morata, who exited in the first half.
Roma manager Rudi Garcia hailed the side’s versatility as they prepare to go on the attack against Sassuolo in the Serie A on Sunday.
Four years later, Totti was given the captain’s armband and hit double figures in a season for the first time, with 13 goals in 1997-98.
Rome: Inter Milan remained the only ideal team in Serie A with a 1-0 win at Chievo Verona on Sunday, bolstering the status of Roberto Mancini’s squad as a possible title contender.
Fiorentina moved up to third, three points behind Inter, after Khouma Babacar bundled home the victor in a precious 1-0 win over promoted Carpi, who saw Marco Borriello come close to levelling on several occasions.
Sassuolo made a lightning start and Gregoire Defrel fulfilled early promise when he left Morgan De Sanctis rooted to the spot with a fine daisycutter from 25 metres out.
With Fabio Capello in charge, Totti reached the half-century mark when his penalty handed Roma a 1-0 win over Newcastle United in the UEFA Cup.
“There was a celebration as his children, who were also in attendance, were filled with joy”.
Back Roma at 2/5 as a saver; however, the fact Sassuolo have netted five in three this term and scored on both their previous visits to the Olimpico indicates that backing a home win with Roma conceding is good value at 11/5.