AS Roma secured a 2-1 home victory against Hellas Verona in Serie A,

marking a successful start for newly appointed manager Daniele De Rossi.

Stephan El Shaarawy played a pivotal role, setting up both goals.

In the 19th minute, El Shaarawy's run into the box led to Romelu Lukaku scoring the opener, his ninth league goal of the season.

Six minutes later, El Shaarawy assisted Lorenzo Pellegrini, who volleyed into the net to double Roma's lead.

Verona narrowed the gap in the 76th minute with Michael Folorunsho's long-range curled shot that caught Roma keeper Rui Patricio off guard.

The vibrant atmosphere at Stadio Olimpico reflected the anticipation of a new era following coach Jose Mourinho's recent departure.

With 32 points, Roma currently holds the eighth position, while Verona, in 18th place, sits in the relegation zone with 17 points.

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