Osvaldo sinks Viola, Cagliari in stalemate
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A late Pablo Osvaldo goal revived Roma's slim UEFA Champions League qualification hopes at the expense of a Fiorentina side who suffered a setback in their similar ambitions in a fiery Serie A affair at the Stadio Franchi.

The home side enjoyed most of the possession and had the better chances, hitting the post twice, but there was a sting in the tail for them as Osvaldo's strike with almost the last touch of the game secured a 1-0 win and cut the gap between the two sides to three points.

With three games of the season remaining, both remain in the hunt for third spot which is currently occupied by AC Milan, who have a one-point advantage over the Viola with a game in hand.

In today's other game, Chievo and Cagliari took a point apiece from a typical end-of-season stalemate between two sides who have already achieved their objectives for the campaign.