Dries Mertens has the state aligned.
The team of Carlo Such as came in house not further than 1-1 against AS Roma. The difference with ‘Juve’, that Saturday, with a 2-1 won at Empoli, after ten rounds of six points. Roma came through the tie on fifteen points, thirteen less than the leader.
Stephan El let-off put Roma already in the fourteenth minute lead. The striker got the ball skewed from Cengiz Ünder and tapped past him and goalkeeper David Ospina. Mertens seemed to be in the lead in the second half for Napoli to score, but the Belgian became the meantime, due to offside. In the ninetieth minute it was still tap. A long attack was made by Mertens still successfully completed.
When AS Roma were missing Justin Kluivert and Rick Karsdorp in the selection.