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AS Roma beat Parma 2-0 in Serie A clash

Roma secured the victory in 75th minute when Under connected a cross-pass by Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini that Parma`s defense failed to deflect.  

AS Roma beat Parma 2-0 in Serie A clash
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AS Roma took three points home after defeating Parma 2-0 in a Serie A tie at the Ennio Tardini Stadium in Italy on Saturday. 

Italy midfielder Bryan Cristante opened the scoring for Roma after connecting a corner-kick cross by Turkey winger Cengiz Under, two minutes before the hour mark on Saturday, reports Efe.

Roma secured the victory in 75th minute when Under connected a cross-pass by Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini that Parma`s defense failed to deflect.

In other Serie A Saturday action, Udinese topped visiting Cagliari 2-0 at the Dacia Arena stadium.

Argentine forward Ignacio Pussetto secured a 1-0 lead for the host side by half time, nine minutes after the half-hour mark.

Five minutes after the break, Cagliari`s Italian defender Luca Ceppitelli added to his team`s woes, as he was sent off with a straight red card.

Switzerland midfielder Valon Behrami took advantage of his side`s numerical advantage, doubling Udinese`s lead seven minutes later.

Italy striker Kevin Lasagna squandered the 3-0 lead chance when he failed to deliver from the 12-yard spot, one minute after the hour mark.

During the closing minutes, the hosts` Italy midfielder Rolando Mandragora was shown a direct red card and was sent off the pitch.

With the win, Udinese moved two places up to 15th position with 18 points, while Cagliari remained in 13th place with 20 points.