Roma breaks record for consecutive Serie A away wins

Roma's win at Fiorentina on Sunday was its 12th consecutive away triumph in Serie A - a new record.

Kostas Manolas Alessandro Florenzi AS Roma Fiorentina

Kostas Manolas and Alessandro Florenzi celebrate for Roma at Fiorentina.   -  Getty Images

Roma has set a new Serie A record after securing its 12th consecutive away win against Fiorentina on Sunday.

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Gerson twice gave Roma the lead before second-half strikes from Kostas Manolas and Diego Perotti completed a 4-2 victory that clinched the milestone at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

Sampdoria was the last team to halt the club from the capital on its travel, beating the Giallorossi – then under Luciano Spalletti – 3-2 in January.

Roma's 12-game winning run away from home has taken in three victories at San Siro, two against AC Milan and one versus Inter.

Eusebio Di Francesco's side is fifth in Serie A, five points off leader Napoli but with a game in hand.

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