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Tammy Abraham scores winner as in-form Roma claim victory at Empoli

Tammy Abraham scored the winner as Roma’s strong start to the season continued.
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Tammy Abraham scored the winner as Roma continued their fine start to the Serie A campaign with victory at 10-man Empoli.

The England striker tucked away a smart finish to secure a 2-1 win to take Jose Mourinho’s side to within a point of the summit.

Paulo Dybala hit the post before opening the scoring with a fine finish, with Filippo Bandinelli’s header drawing the hosts level moments before half-time.

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Abraham restored Roma’s advantage as he put away Dybala’s cross, and Lorenzo Pellegrini then hit the crossbar from the penalty spot before Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro was dismissed late on for a dangerous challenge on Chris Smalling.

Meanwhile, in LaLiga, Osasuna moved into fourth with a 1-0 win at Almeria, Ezequiel Avila’s effort just before the half-hour enough to seal the points.

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