NEWS
Tuesday May 7 2013
Line-ups: Roma-Chievo

Roma aim to continue their march on Europe by revamping to welcome Chievo this evening.

The Serie A midweek round begins this evening at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT). Click here for a match preview.

The Giallorossi are on fine form and fresh from a surprise 1-0 win away to Fiorentina. That result took them within three points of fourth place.

Maarten Stekelenburg is still injured, while Bogdan Lobont is included just days after fracturing his nose in Florence.

Federico Balzaretti sits out a ban, so Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli takes the opportunity to go back to a three-man defence.

Erik Lamela is rested so Mattia Destro can partner Pablo Daniel Osvaldo with Francesco Totti in a trequartista role.

Chievo are struggling to stay clear of the relegation dogfight in these final weeks, as the usual 40-point marker for safety might not be enough.

Luca Rigoni is suspended in midfield, joining the injured Francesco Acerbi, Sergio Pellissier and Alberto Paloschi.

Adrian Stoian is therefore the striker who joins Cyril Thereau.

Roma: Lobont; Marquinhos, Burdisso, Castan; Piris, De Rossi, Pjanic, Dodò; Totti; Destro, Osvaldo

Roma bench: Goicoechea, Svedkauskas, Torosidis, Romagnoli, Marquinho, Taddei, Bradley, Perrotta, Tachtsidis, Florenzi, Lopez, Lamela

Chievo: Puggioni; Frey, Andreolli, Dainelli, Papp, Dramé; Hetemaj, Luciano, Cofie; Thereau, Stoian

Chievo bench: Ujkani, Squizzi, Sardo, Sampirisi, Jokic, Farkas, Guana, Seymour, Vacek

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