Tammy Abraham scored a brace as Roma beat Empoli 2-4 which saw the former Chelsea man adding to his goal tally for the season after one in a cup clash, MySportPlug reporting.
It was yet another game for the English International who can’t stop scoring after coming off their Italia Cup game which saw him also scoring in that encounter and now he grabbed a brace on this one as his goal form keeps getting hotter for his side who are 6th on the table.
EMPOLI VS ROMA TAMMY ABRAHAM
Great start to an encounter which saw goals being scored from both ended in the first half of the game which had so many talking points in a clash that the former Chelsea man kept getting things done for his side who got the job done.
Empoli held on well in the first 20 minutes of the half which saw them soaking every pressure thrown at them by a side who were all over them searching for a goal to make things happen as it progressed with nothing coming through from all the chances created.
Tammy Abraham scored his first goal for the encounter in the 24th minute after an incredible run which saw new signing Sergio Oliveira setting up the England international who made sure his finishing was perfect to make the scoreline 0-1 as it carried on for Roma.
The former Chelsea man made it his brace in the 33rd minute which was another brilliant positioning from the striker saw him finishing off to make the game turn 0-2 with another goal making it one amongst the many he has scored so far this campaign since joining the Italian side.
Sergio Oliveira made it 0-3 in the 35th minute after making an assist which saw him adding his name to the scoresheet from a brilliant finish that could have easily missed it but he managed to make it count with assistance coming from Nicolo Zaniolo as the game pushed forward.
The goals didn’t stop coming as another one hit the back of the net from Nicolo Zaniolo who after making the assist for the 3rd goal and now he made it 0-4 with a calm finish after Mkhitaryan set up the player who didn’t lay waste to the ball by tucking it inside the post.
Pinamonti scored in the 55th minute of the second half making it a consolation for Empoli who pushed forward and it finally paid off with them getting something to make the scoreline 1-4 as the game opened up a bit with the home side fighting for a comeback.
A 72nd minutes goal from Nedim Bajrami ensured the scoreline turned 2-4 as it was another fantastic display from the home side which saw them pulling another one back giving them hope of getting back which wasn’t easy one to come through for them despite two being scored.
Nothing else happened as things moved on into the final few minutes left to be played as opportunities kept flying in from both ends as things opened up leaving the defenders to deal with so much pressure forcing some incredible saves as it was looking more interesting.
The match came to a conclusion with Roma claiming a 2-4 victory against Empoli who gave the visitors a good run for their money but they were perfect enough to seal a comeback which could have been disastrous for Jose Mourinho who has been struggling this season.