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Football: Perfect ten for rampant Roma

Marco Borriello headed his first goal of the season to secure a 1-0 win for Roma over Chievo and extend the leaders' new all-time Serie A record of opening season wins to 10 on Thursday. Roma, who have scored 24 and conceded just once this campaign, restored their lead of five points on second-placed Napoli and Juventus after their wins over Fiorentina and Catania respectively on Wednesday. Rudi Garcia's side were afforded the honour of being the first Italian team to record nine opening wins in succession last weekend thanks to a late 1-0 win away to feisty Udinese.

Football: Perfect ten for rampant Roma

Marco Borriello headed his first goal of the season to secure a 1-0 win for Roma and extend the leaders' new all-time Serie A record of opening season wins to 10 on Thursday. Roma, who have scored 24 and conceded just once this campaign, restored their lead of five points on second-placed Napoli and Juventus after their wins over Fiorentina and Catania respectively on Wednesday. Rudi Garcia's side were afforded the honour of being the first Italian team to record nine opening wins in succession last weekend thanks to a late 1-0 win away to feisty Udinese.

Football: Perfect ten for rampant Roma

Marco Borriello headed his first goal of the season to secure a 1-0 win for Roma over Chievo and extend the leaders' new all-time Serie A record of opening season wins to 10 on Thursday. Roma, who have scored 24 and conceded just once this campaign, restored their lead of five points on second-placed Napoli and Juventus after their wins over Fiorentina and Catania respectively on Wednesday. Rudi Garcia's side were afforded the honour of being the first Italian team to record nine opening wins in succession last weekend thanks to a late 1-0 win away to feisty Udinese.

Soccer-Balotelli helps 10-man Milan tighten grip on third place

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UPDATE 2-Soccer-Juventus frustrated by Borriello, Lazio shocked

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