AS Roma midfielder Jordan Veretout converted two penalties to give them a 2-1 win over his former club Fiorentina as they continued their impressive recent run in Serie A on Sunday. The Frenchman put Roma ahead in the 45th minute after Bruno Peres ran onto Edin Dzeko's pass and was tripped by Pol Lirola. German Pezzella headed against the post for Fiorentina and Nikola Milenkovic equalised nine minutes into the second half when he headed in from a corner. Henrikh Mkhitaryan hit the post for Roma who were awarded another penalty when Dzeko went down under a challenge from Fiorentina goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano and Veretout converted again with three minutes left. Roma, who have won five and drawn won of their last six games, remained fifth with 64 points which would earn them a Europa League group stage place next season. Fiorentina are 12th with 43.
Football SERIE A