In order to continue on the path of victories, the Roma squad receive a visit from Sampdoria, in the game to be played at the Stadio Olimpico in the framework of the last 16 of the Italian Cup.
Led by Luciano Spalleti are all motivated after the results that occurred last weekend, where Roma won 0-1 on their visit to Udinese and take advantage of the defeat of Juventus 2-1 in their visit to Fiorentina And in this way the Romans have put themselves to a point of them.
For this opportunity the Giallorossi return home where they are unbeatable in the Serie A of Italy, winning all 9 matches so far.
For their part, those led by Marco Giampaolo does not pass any good, come from drawing at home goals against Empoli and thus added five games without knowing victories, which have led him to descend to the 13th place with 24 points And for a change now visit Rome in something complicated for them, since their visitor register is very bad, to the point that they were only able to collect a victory of its 10 parties until the moment and needless to say playing in Rome, where Sampdoria only Has won twice in his last 16 visits, being the last two seasons.
The last time they faced was this season in this same scenario and Rome won 3-2 and by the time of both, a new victory is expected.
Roma are in a formidable moment and more playing at home, where their only home defeat in all competitions this season was against FC Porto in the Champions League qualifying match at the beginning of the season, Has been a series of 11 unbeaten games, winning 10 of them
, Where in 9 of them scored 3 or more goals and it is expected that for this Thursday will follow that path and get into the quarterfinals of the Cup Italy.
AS Roma: Alisson; Seck, Jesus, Vermaelen and Peres; Gerson, Strootman, Emerson; El-Shaarawy, Totti, Nainggolan.
Sampdoria: Puggioni; Pavlovic, Skriniar, Silvestre, Pereira; Linetty, Torreira, Praet; Alvarez; Quagliarella, Muriel