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Roma beats Basel 3-2 in Champions League

Roma beats Basel 3-2 in Champions League

AS Roma beat Basel 3-2 in a stirring Champions League match on Wednesday to take control of second place in Group E.
Jeremy Menez's well-placed shot in the 16th minute and Francesco Totti's 25th-minute penalty helped the Italian side avenge a 3-1 home loss against the Swiss team two weeks ago.
Basel forward Alex Frei scored from a close-range header in the 69th, and Marco Streller shot against a post.
Roma substitute Leandro Greco struck in the 76th, then teenager Xherdan Shaqiri's sweeping shot in the 83rd ensured a tense finish.
Roma climbs from last place with six points from four games.
Leader Bayern Munich has 12, extending its perfect record by beating Cluj in Romania.
Basel and Cluj each has three points.