In an exhilarating Serie A match, Roma overcame Udinese with a 3-1 victory at the Olimpico stadium for their 13th game of the 2023/2024 season.
The game began with Roma dominating ball possession. The scoring was opened by Roma’s centre back, Mancini, in the 20th minute with a brilliant header after an exceptional free kick assist from Dybala. Silvestri, Udinese’s goalkeeper, kept Udinese in the game with a focused response to Pellegrini’s left-footed shot in the 22nd minute, clearing the danger astutely.
After the half-time break, it didn’t take long for Udinese to respond. Thauvin equalised for Udinese twelve minutes into the second half. He capped off a great solo run with a perfectly placed header from a cross from the right.
However, Roma regained their composure and continued their attacking prowess. In the 81st minute, a beautiful piece of teamwork materialized between Lukaku and Dybala. The Argentinian forward didn’t leave Silvestri any chance, once again handing Roma the lead. El Shaarawy sealed the victory for Roma with a goal at the 90th-minute mark, following an exquisite assist from Bove.
The full-time whistle saw Roma celebrating their triumphant return on their home ground. Dybala was named man of the match, having been instrumental in setting up the first goal and securing the crucial second goal. The final scoreboard read Roma 3 – 1 Udinese.