Roma will be hoping to confirm their top three finish in Serie A as they travel to an in-form Sassuolo at the MAPEI Stadium on Sunday evening. Eusebio Di Francesco’s side will secure a third-placed finish with a victory but take on a Sassuolo side who have lost just one of their last 12 matches.
Where and when: MAPEI Stadium – Città del Tricolore – 20 May, kick-off 19:45
Where you can see Sassuolo vs. Roma: BT Sport, William Hill
Last time: The two played out a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico back in December, with Simone Missiroli earning a point for the visitors after Lorenzo Pellegrini opened the scoring for Roma.
Sassuolo vs. Roma Predictions and Preview
Sassuolo are on their best run of form this season and are safe from relegation, as they have already amassed 43 points and sit comfortably in 11th.
They have lost just one of their last 12 games and have won four of their last five matches, three of which were 1-0 wins before Saturday’s 2-1 victory at Inter.
Roma have won only 10 of their last 21 leagues matches but have won four of their last five – along with a draw with Juventus last time out – as they sealed a Champions League spot.
Eusebio Di Francesco’s side have a put a seven-point gap between themselves and fifth-placed Inter but lead city rivals Lazio, in fourth, by just two points going into the final day.
The visitors are favourites to win this game at odds of 10/11, with a home win available at 16/5 and the draw priced at 3/1.
Under 2.5 goals is available at 8/5 while fewer than 1.5 goals is priced at 9/2.
A ‘double chance’ on the home underdogs to battle their way to either a point or an unlikely win is available at 11/10.
If you fancy the visitors to be leading at both half-time and at the final whistle, such odds are available at 2/1.
One to watch for Sassuolo: Matteo Politano is the dangerman for the visitors with 10 Serie A goals this season and has hit the winning goal in three of the club’s last four matches.
One to watch for Roma: Edin Dzeko is Roma’s top scorer this campaign with 24 goals in all competitions including 10 in his last 17.
Long shot: Roma have only let in two goals in their most recent six league games, while Sassuolo have three clean sheets in their last five. A scoreless draw is available at odds of 20/1.