Rome ended three unbeaten rounds of Serie A and rose to sixth in the league

January 5th, in the 16th round of Serie A, Roma beat Bologna 1-0 at home, and Lazio lost 1-2 to Lecce.

Roma ended three rounds of Serie A winless, with 30 points and rose to sixth in the league.

Later in the Serie A game, Juventus (third) played away against Cremona, and Inter Milan (fifth) played against Naples (first) at home.