Empoli Vs Roma: Time, Date, Lineups, Prediction & more

by Nicholas Salgado | Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 | 0

Previous seasons runner-up AS Roma staying just behind current champions Juventus just like last season so far. Juventus is in top of point table with 49 points and scored 44 goals in this progress. AS Roma in second place with 42 points after same number of 20 match of Juventus. Empoli is straggling with relegation as usually. They are in 17th position with 19 points with just 3 wins and 10 drown. Empoli has lost in their last matches against Udinese. Before this matches Empoli was faced against Roma this month at Copa Italia Q-Finals, in this matches they have lost by 2-1 goals at 20th January. Before this wins for Roma they had no wins in their last 2 matches.

Match Information’s:

League: Italian Serie A

Match: Empoli Vs Roma

Date: 31st Jan, 2015

Round: 21st Match (Serie A)

Kick-off: 19:45 GMT

Season: Seasons 2014-15 (Serie A)

Venue: Stadio Olimpico (Roma)

Empoli Vs Roma

Broadcasting TV Channel:

Sport1 + Germany (Germany)

OTE Sport 1 (Greece)

SuperSport 7 (Ghana)

Setanta Sports Eurasia (Georgia)

Sport+ (France)

FOX Play Latin America (El Salvador)

Canal 8 Sport (Denmark)

beIN Sports 1 HD (Hong Kong)

Digi Sport 1 (Hungary)

beIN SPORTS CONNECT Arabia (Arab Nation).


Possible Starting Line-ups:

AS Roma:

Bogdan Lobonț, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Radja Nainggolan, Kevin Strootman, Marco Borriello, Juan Iturbe, Francesco Totti (captain), Alessandro Florenzi, Antonio Sanabria, Daniele De Rossi (vice-captain), Vasilis Torosidis.

Empoli F C:

Maurizio Pugliesi, Vincent Laurini, Riccardo Saponara, Massimo Maccarone, Levan Mchedlidze, Daniele Croce, Diego Laxalt, Emanuele Rovini, Manuel Pucciarelli, Levan Mchedlidze, Francesco Tavano.

Match Preview:

Including 3 matches of this season AS Roma and Empoli was played 16 matches since 1997. Rome has defeated Empoli in first 2 matches and in last match of this month was finished as drawn. The 4th matches of this season between AS Roma and Empoli FC will be start at 19:45 GMT on 31st January.

Empoli was promoted from Level 2 at Italian Serie B this season, last season they have finished their league journey from 2nd place and promoted to the Serie A. Their best result after their first appearances in Serie A at 2002 was 10th at 2005-06 seasons. Empoli played their first UEFA Cap at the season of 2006-07.

Empoli have won only 2 matches against AS Roma in 16 matches run together. First win comes at 2005-06 at Serie A and second win was in 2007-08. With these 2 victories they have 4 drawn and 11 defeats against AS Rome in Serie A. Empoli conceded 28 goals against their 13 goals scoring with current league runner-up Roma.

Biggest aggregate was AS Roma 4-3 Empoli in 1997-98 Serie A match. This is highest number of goals scored by Empoli in a single match against Roma and also for Roma. Roma’s biggest win is 3-0 goals against Empoli.

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