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Italian Paper Talk: Juventus Joy But Roma Rage After Controversial Showdown

‘Distorted title’ as raging Totti receives support from papers…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Roma captain Francesco Totti slams the officiating as Juventus seal dramatic 3-2 win over the Giallorossi.

 

Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Juve joy, Roma rage, referee Rocchi under fire, Francesco Totti: “While they are still there we will finish second”, Beppe Marotta: “Unacceptable comment, we haven’t stolen anything”.

– Huge controversy as Juve awarded two penalties. Maicon handled the ball from an Andrea Pirlo free-kick but Rocchi appeared to swayed by protests.  Meanwhile Paul Pogba was tripped outside the box for the second as Leonardo Bonucci scores a superb winner.

– However, Rudi Garcia also sent to the stands for mocking Juve protests as Kostas Manolas and Alvaro Morata also see red for a late altercation in a feisty encounter in Turin.

– Great Fiorentina, little Inter – seven goals conceded in two games for the Nerazzurri.

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Distorted title – Juve beat Roma, Rocchi disastrous, Totti: They’ll win like this for years.

– To the Bianconeri two penalties given for fouls outside the area, Garcia sent off, Doubts over penalty for Roma, and Vidal offside for winning Juve goal.

– Napoli on track, Inter fall.

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Juve Big Boss, penalty not given on Claudio Marchisio, three debatable penalties, everything happens but the Champions end happier.

– Arturo Vidal fight in night-club, a fine awaits.

– Torino lead thrown away, ahead from Quagliarella, Napoli comeback, two penalties not given for Torino.

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