AC Milan’s perfect start to the Serie A season ended with a 3-3 draw against Roma on Monday but the Rossoneri still moved two points clear of Napoli and Sassuolo.
Serie A: Sassuolo climb to second after beating Bologna; Edin Dzeko scores brace in Roma's comeback win over Benevento
Roberto de Zerbi's Sassuolo had been trailing 3-1 after an hour, but three substitutions, including a first start for French midfielder Maxime Lopez, rescued three points for the visitors.
Matchday previews: Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds host Manchester City; Roma seek first win of season against Udinese
Roma seek their first win of the season when they visit Udinese, who lost their opening two matches.
Champions Juventus were trailing 2-1 and a man down after an hour. But a towering Ronaldo header grabbed the equaliser in the 69th minute to avoid handing new coach Andrea Pirlo a first defeat.
Totti resigned as Roma director in June 2019, after falling out with US owner James Pallotta and with management, who he criticised for keeping him out of decisions.
Pedro has won 25 major trophies in his career including the Champions League, Europa League, Premier League and LaLiga.
Serie A: Two Roma youth players test positive for COVID-19, clubs training activities suspended till 24 August
Roma have not named the players but say they are asymptomatic and have begun self-isolating.
Dan Friedkin completes $700 million takeover of Roma, intends to make club 'one of greatest names in world football’
The Friedkin Group have through Romulus and Remus Investments LLC, purchased the 86.6 percent majority stake in Roma, and will launch a mandatory tender offer for the remaining 13.4 percent of share capital, the club said in a statement.
Europa League: Sevilla advance to quarterfinals after beating Roma; Wolves defeat Olympiakos to progress
Sevilla beat Roma 2-0 in the round of 16 on Thursday to stay in the hunt for a record sixth Europa League title, as Wolverhampton, Bayer Leverkusen and Basel also qualified for the quarterfinals.
On Thursday, four matches would be played in Europa League to decided the quarter-finalists.
Di Francesco signed a contract through June, 2022. He previously coached Pescara, Lecce, Sassuolo, Roma and Sampdoria.
Serie A: Lazio's Ciro Immobile equals goal-scoring record; Inter Milan seal second spot after beating Atalanta
Inter Milan sealed second place with a 2-0 win over high-scoring Atalanta, who hadn’t been held to a clean sheet since November.
Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo shines again as Juventus clinch ninth straight title with win over Sampdoria
It was Juventus’ first title under coach Maurizio Sarri, who brought in a completely new system.
Serie A: Inter Milan's draw against Fiorentina takes Juventus one step closer to title; Parma beat Napoli
Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sánchez each hit the woodwork for Inter, who also had a potential goal from Antonio Candreva waved off for offside.
Serie A: Dries Mertens, Hirving Lozano guide Napoli to win over Genoa; Roma end three-match losing streak
The Mexico forward ran onto a ball over the top from Fabián Ruiz and scored the winner two minutes after he came on in a 2-1 victory at relegation-threatened Genoa in Serie A on Wednesday.
Inter remained third in Italy's top tier but are just a point above Atalanta, who won 1-0 at 10-man Cagliari.
Sporting events in Italy, including Serie A matches and Tokyo Olympics 2020 preparatory events, to be halted due to coronavirus
Sports ground to a halt throughout Italy late Monday night when Premier Giuseppe Conte announced that games and travel will be banned nationwide.
Atalanta consolidated fourth place and the final Champions League qualifying berth, extending its advantage over fifth-place Roma to six points.
Coppa Italia: Unstoppable Cristiano Ronaldo continues scoring streak as Juventus cruise past Roma to reach semi-final
Gonzalo Higuain set Ronaldo free down the left and the irrepressible Portuguese fired his shot into the far corner in the 26th minute to claim his 13th goal in the last 10 matches he has played in.
Coppa Italia: Paulo Dybala scores brace in Juventus win; 10-man Fiorentina beat Atlanta to set up Inter Milan clash
Dybala and Gonzalo Higuaín combined for the opening goal in the 16th minute, exchanging a series of passes before Higuaín finished it off