In the 1/8 finals of the Coppa Italia, Roma will host Genoa at home. The meeting starts at 20:00 GMT.
Roma are in 7th place in the Italian Serie A standings. The team is fighting for getting into the Europa League or Champions League zone. The team is 3 points behind the required 4th place.
The club is playing interesting football this season. In 17 league matches, the team scored 21 goals and conceded 16. The team in Serie A lost only 4 times, won 9 matches and 4 meetings ended in a draw.
After the resumption of the championship, Roma played 2 matches in which they beat Bologna (1-0) and drew with Milan (2-2).
In the summer of 2022, Genoa was relegated from the Italian Serie A to Serie B. The team is one of the leaders in the championship and will definitely claim to return to the top league in Italy.
The team plays more closed football. In Serie B, the team has scored only 21 goals in 19 meetings of the season with 14 conceded.
The team has already managed to play 2 matches in the Italian Cup. First, Genoa beat Benevento (3-2). Then, in the 1/16 finals, the team defeated SPAL (1-0).
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Head to Head
In 27 head-to-head meetings between the two teams, Roma have a clear advantage. The club has won 19 games, lost four and drawn four.
The last time both teams played each other was in 2022 as part of the Italian championship. Both teams showed equal football and ended in a draw (0-0).
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Roma looks good even after the winter break – the team’s game is still far from ideal, but the club is quite capable of adding.
Genoa is more aimed at the struggle in Serie B for the time being, Genoa will try to resist, but it is unlikely to be enough for success.
Prediction for this match: Both team to score.