It was an easy win for Roma as El Shaarawy and then Abraham scored to get the win against Spezia. Now, Roma sits fourth in Serie A, tied on points with Inter.
It was a slow start for both Spezia and Roma, as the two teams preferred to study each other before unveiling their cards.
Spezia was forced to an early substation due to the injury of Emil Holm. Salvador Ferrer replaced him on the pitch.
In the 15th minute, Roma claimed a penalty after a tackle in the box. However, the referee decided it was not a penalty.
El Shaarawy tried to wake Roma up with a shot from the distance, but his attempt was too weak.
In minute 25, Roma had a great occasion with a free kick right outside the box. However, Dybala hit the wall and could not score.
The game was stopped many times due to the high number of fouls, it was a really tough, physical match.
Spezia tried to score with Reca, who tried a difficult shot from the distance, but the ball went high.
Just a minute later, Roma made it 0-1 with El Shaarawy assisted by Dybala. A great way to end the first half.
Roma started the second half perfectly, as Abraham immediately made it 0-2. The striker was alone in front of the goalkeeper and did not miss.
Not many occasions to note, as Roma kept controlling the two-goal advantage.
Maldini tried to surprise Roma’s goalkeeper from the distance. His shot ended just high.
Spezia tried to put Roma under pressure and decrease the disadvantage. However, Mourinho’s team did not concede many occasions and went home with the win.