In just 11 matches since the beginning of the 2019-20 Serie A, Roma has already clearly shown its ability away from the Italian capital.
A match or two can be deceptive but when it’s possible to analyze a consistent series of performances, stats can help us to understand much more about the quality of a team.
11 matches after the beginning of the Serie A season, we can say that Fonseca’s group is better structured for away games. It may be due to their fast players able to counterattack or because of the quality of a few stars capable of making the difference when passing lines are not super crowded.
Although the Giallorossi have scored more goals at home than away (12 v 8), the Lupi have also conceded 10 goals within their fort while only 2 away from the eternal city.
The last Serie A away goal conceded was against Bologna on September 22nd. Since then, Roma collected two wins and a draw (3 clean sheets). The only disappointing match of this streak is the one against Roma’s former coach Claudio Ranieri.
On October 20th, the Lupi didn’t score at the Stadio Marassi against Sampdoria. Paulo Fonseca was relegated on the stands due to his disqualification right after Roma’s home game versus Cagliari.
It may not be a coincidence that without their undisputed leader on the bench the Giallorossi had failed to score even a goal, something that happened only once before when Roma faced Atalanta at the Stadio Olimpico.