Roma 4-2 Sassuolo: Mkhitaryan scores on debut

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored on his Serie A debut as Roma got their first win of the season, beating Sassuolo 4-2 with a hat-trick of Lorenzo Pellegrini assists.

The Armenia international, who joined the capital club on loan from Arsenal on transfer deadline day, scored his side’s third goal

Strikes from Bryan Cristante, Edin Dzeko and Justin Kluivert gave Roma a four goal first half lead before a Domenico Berardi double spurred Sassuolo on for a late fight back.

The visitors rallied in the second half through Domenico Berardi’s brace but it was too little too late.

Mkhitaryan became the first Armenian to play for Roma, to score for Roma and to score in Serie A.

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