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Gervinho scores a match-winning flicked volley against Juventus

The Roma forward sealed a 1-0 victory in the Coppa Italia last night.
Jan 22nd 2014, 10:11 AM 2,934 3

imageGervinho scores. Credit: Alessandra Tarantino/AP/Press Association Images

GERVINHO SCORED THE only goal of the game as Roma moved into the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia with a 1-0 win over Juventus.

The capital club, who had been beaten 3-0 by Serie A leaders Juve earlier this month, dictated play for much of a scrappy encounter and were rewarded with a victory that keeps alive their hopes of avenging a defeat to Lazio in last year’s final.

It was former Arsenal forward Gervinho who emerged as the hero as he struck 11 minutes from time with a superb backheel volley to condemn Juve to a first domestic loss since a 4-2 defeat to Fiorentina on October 20.

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