Totti scores as Roma beat Chievo in Serie A

AP, Saturday 18 Oct 2014

Francesco Totti
AS Roma's Francesco Totti (L) celebrates with his teammates Daniele De Rossi (top) and Mattia Destro after scoring a penalty against Chievo Verona's during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Olympic stadium in Rome October 18, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Roma cruised to a 3-0 victory over Chievo Verona in Serie A on Saturday to ensure it goes into its Champions League clash against Bayern Munich full of confidence.

Roma got off to the perfect start when Mattia Destro headed in a corner with less than five minutes on the clock.

The home side doubled its tally in the 25th minute. Adem Ljajic latched onto a long ball from Francesco Totti and burst into the box before firing into the far corner from a tight angle.

Totti sealed the match shortly after the half hour with a powerful penalty after Daniel De Rossi had been hauled down by Dario Dainelli.

Roma moved provisionally level at the top of the table with Juventus, which visits Sassuolo later.

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