Salernitana 0-4 Roma: Tammy Abraham scores first Roma goal and Lorenzo Pellegrini hits brace as Jose Mourinho’s side secure emphatic victory
- Tammy Abraham was on target as Roma secured a 4-0 win versus Salernitana
- Lorenzo Pellegrini hit a brace and Jordan Veretout also found the net for Roma
- Jose Mourinho’s side have won both of their league games so far this season
Tammy Abraham’s first goal for AS Roma helped his new side cruise to a 4-0 victory at promoted Salernitana on Sunday as Jose Mourinho’s winning return to Serie A continued.
Roma skipper Lorenzo Pellegrini drilled the visitors in front three minutes into the second half from a tight angle, before Jordan Veretout, on the end of a sublime Henrikh Mkhitaryan pass, made it two four minutes later.
Tammy Abraham scored his first Roma goal as his new club won 4-0 against Salernitana
Abraham is congratulated by his team-mates after his goal against the newly-promoted side
Abraham’s moment came in the 69th minute when he finished emphatically from the edge of the box.
Pellegrini added a late second to put the icing on the cake, as Roma made it two wins from two under Mourinho to sit third in the standings level on six points with leaders Lazio.
Salernitana: Belec, Kechrida (Zortea 68), Aya, Gyomber, Jaroszynski (Schiavone 84), Ruggeri, M. Coulibaly, L. Coulibaly (Simy 56), Di Tacchio, Obi (Capezzi 68), Bonazzoli (Kristoffersen 84)
Subs: Fiorillo, Kastanos, Nwankwo, Iannone, Russo
Booked: Bonazzoli, Aya
Roma: Patricio. Karsdorp, Mancini, Ibanez, Vina (Calafiori 82), Cristante, Veretout (Diawara 83), Perez (Shomurodov 78), Pellegrini, Mkhitaryan (El Shaarawy 70), Abraham (Mayoral 83)
Subs: Fuzato, Bove, Zalewski, Darboe, Boer, Reynolds, Kumbulla
Goals: Pellegrini 48, 79, Veretout 52, Abraham 69
Booked: Perez, Mkhitaryan
Lorenzo Pellegrini scored a brace for Roma, who continued their impressive star to the season
Jordan Veretout, who has been called up to the France squad, scored to make it 2-0 to Roma
Jose Mourinho’s side have taken maximum points in both of their Serie A games this season
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