German Denis starts in attack with Maxi Moralez and the returning Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez, hoping to change their status as the least effective team in Europe’s top leagues, netting only four goals all season.
Roma are without numerous top players for their trip to Atalanta, but Mattia Destro takes centre-stage in Bergamo.
Gervinho is not 100 per cent fit after returning from international duty, so he is rested ahead of the Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow.
This is traditionally a fiery encounter, as there have been five red cards in the last seven encounters in Bergamo.
It kicks off at 17.00 GMT,
Instead, Destro is given the centre-forward role supported by Juan Manuel Iturbe and Adem Ljajic, while Davide Astori returns to patch up the defen六合投注网站ce.
Atalanta bench: Avramov, Del Grosso, Scaloni, D’Alessandro, Bianchi, Biava, Zappacosta, Spinazzola, Molina, Grassi, Boakye
The Giallorossi are chasing the top of the Serie A table, but must also watch out with Napoli closing in behind them.
Atalanta also have their fair shar网上21点e of problems, as Luca Cigarini is suspended with Giulio Migliaccio, Yohan Benalouane and Marcelo Estigarribia sidelined.
Roma bench: 在线外围投注ng>Skorupski, Strootman, Borriello, Keita, Florenzi, Holebas, Gervinho, Ucan, Somma, Emanuelson, Calabresi, Sanabria
Destro has scored in each of his last four Serie A starts, so will he continue the trend at the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia?
Francesco Totti sits out a ban, while Douglas Maicon, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Leandro Castan are injured.
Roma: De Sanctis; Torosidis, Manolas, Astori, Cole; Pjanic, De Rossi, Nainggolan; Ljajic, Destro, Iturbe
Atalanta: Sportiello; Bellini, Stendardo, Cherubin, Dramé; Raimondi, Baselli, Carmona, Gomez; Moralez, Denis