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

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‘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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