Roma 4 Torino 1: Dzeko strikes again

Edin Dzeko's superb run of form continued as the striker netted once to help Roma to a 4-1 win over Torino in Sunday's Serie A encounter at the Stadio Olimpico.

The Bosnia-Herzegovina international had netted 10 times in his past seven games in all competitions and he needed just 10 minutes to add to his tally. 

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Radja Nainggolan set up the prolific striker on the edge of the box and Dzeko coolly beat goalkeeper Joe Hart to make it 29 goals in 2016-17.

Roma continued to force the issue and Mohamed Salah doubled their lead just seven minutes later with a low left-footed strike.

Salah was then unfortunate not to add a third when he struck the woodwork in the 20th minute, but the home side got their three-goal lead midway through the second half as Leandro Paredes found the net with a powerful long-range strike.

Maxi Lopez pulled one back for Torino with six minutes left, but it was nothing more than a consolation goal as Nainggolan had the last word after being set up substitute Francesco Totti.

Roma sit second, seven points behind Juventus.

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