After an impressive start to the new season, Roma sat tied at the top of the Serie A standings before last Sunday's encounter with Udinese, and had gone unbeaten through their first four league fixtures.
Despite starting Andrea Belotti and Paulo Dybala Roma boss Mourinho saw his side fail to win against Bulgarian champions Ludogorets on Thursday Europa league Night.
It was frustrating for Jose Mourinho after loosing 2 successive games.
Roma suffered humiliation against udinese after loosing 4-0 In the serie a.
Empoli has not won in it's last six games loosing twice and drawing 4 times.
Roma has won it's last five games against empoli.
Roma will be missing key players such as zaniolo and wijnaldum.
Empoli vs Roma Expected lineups.
Empoli (4-3-1-2): Guglielmo Vicario; Petar Stojanovic, Ardian Ismajli, Sebastiano Luperto, Fabiano Parisi; Nicolas Haas, Marin, Tommaso Baldanzi; Nedim Bajrami; Martin Satriano, Sam Lammers.
Roma (3-4-2-1): Rui Patricio; Gianluca Mancini, Chris Smalling, Roger Ibanez; Rick Karsdorp, Mady Camara, Nemanja Matic, Leonardo Spinazzola; Paulo Dybala, Lorenzo Pellegrini; Tammy Abraham.
Prediction Roma to win 3-1
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