Federico Macheda came off the bench for Sampdoria in the 78th minute of their home game against Roma. He nearly scored straight away but his header was narrowly wide. Five minutes later he played the ball forward whilst being fouled in the box, with the defender making a hash of his clearance and Stefano Guberti putting away the winner.

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