Tammy Abraham scored the only goal as Roma beat Udinese to move up to fourth in Serie A.
Roma suffered their first defeat under manager Jose Mourinho against Verona on Sunday, but Abraham’s finish from Riccardo Calafiori’s post made it four wins from five league games.
They track Napoli by three points after the leaders maintained their 100% start with a 4-0 victory against Sampdoria.
Inter Milan and AC Milan remain undefeated and are one point above Roma.
Inter won 3-1 at Fiorentina on Tuesday, while Milan beat Venice 2-0 and struggled Juventus earned their first victory in the campaign mod Specia.
Abraham, who came from Chelsea for 34 million. Pound in August, has scored three times in seven games for Roma – and twice in five games in Serie A.
Mourinho’s side, who had recorded six straight victories in all competitions ahead of their 3-2 defeat at Verona, ended the match with 10 men after Lorenzo Pellegrini received another booking in the 89th minute.
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