ROME - With nearly half the stadium closed to fans as punishment for territorial chants, not much was missed in a 0-0 draw between second-place Roma and fifth-place Inter Milan in Serie A on Saturday. Both sides came closest to scoring in the first half, when Roma had a goal from Mattia Destro waved off for offside and Inters Rodrigo Palacio headed high. "A draw was a fair result. Neither squad had many chances," Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic said. The draw moved Roma provisionally within eight points of Juventus, which is heading toward its third consecutive title. Inter moved two points ahead of Hellas Verona in the race for the final Europa League spot. Roma had won eight straight at home — seven in Serie A and one in the Italian Cup. On Sunday, Juventus visits AC Milan, third-place Napoli plays at Livorno, and fourth-place Fiorentina hosts Lazio. Roma was ordered to close the sections behind both goals, where the ultras sit, for anti-Naples chants during a cup match last month. Further insults heard against Sampdoria resulted in a third section being closed. Some 500 fans protested the ban outside the stadium by lighting fireworks and flares. Second-half substitute Pjanic nearly put Roma ahead in the 75th but his effort was denied with a tough save from Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic. "I could have done better but he made a good save," Pjanic said. On the ensuing corner, Pjanic rose above the defence for a header but missed the target. Replays could be used to ban Romas Daniele De Rossi for physical contact with Mauro Icardi during the first half and Inters Juan Jesus for contact with Alessio Romagnoli toward the end of the game. Kris Letang Stadium Series Jersey . Now he can be had by any team willing to pay his salary. According to a report from ESPN, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are shopping the veteran CB and plan on releasing him Wednesday if they cant find a trade partner. 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Sergio Aguero fired a hat-trick to help City move above Arsenal into third place in the Premier League table and stay on track for Champions League qualification.And Pellegrini said his side wanted payback after they were soundly beaten on their previous trip to Stamford Bridge, when a young City team conceded five to crash out of the FA Cup in the fifth round. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring in the first half at Stamford Bridge Pellegrini, who was delighted with his sides victory, told Sky Sports: Im very satisfied, because I think our team played very well in attacking and defending, and when we have all our players fit and playing all of them together - I think its another team.We knew before the game that Chelsea would always be a difficult team, but we also wanted the revenge for the FA Cup that we had to play here with a young team and they beat us 5-1.So I think that tonight was a complete game and three important points for the Premier League because we want to finish as near to the top of the league as we can. The City striker then added a second after a rapid counter-attack Agueros treble puts him on 21 league goals for the season, level with Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy and one behind Tottenhams Harry Kane in the race for the Golden Boot.I am sure he is the best striker in this league, Pellegrini added. 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I thought it was better to change it. Yaya Toure said the whole City team performed well at Chelsea and it was probably their best win of the season City midfielder Yaya Toure added: I think today was a brilliant game. We played very wellThe first half was a brilliant game, we started very well. We tried to control the game well, we had some good counter-attacks.It was a good game for all the team, I think we deserved the win. It was one of the best games (this season). Also See: Aguero treble sends City third Chelsea 0-3 Man City recap Saturdays best stats WATCH: Agueros button problem Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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