Roma coach Rudi Garcia hopes Saturday's goalless draw against AC Milan does not come back to haunt them.
AC Milan did their former coach Massimiliano Allegri a favour by holding Roma to a 0-0 draw with 10 men.
AC Milan have played down reports linking Fernando Torres with a move to Liverpool in the January transfer window.
Chelsea's on-loan midfielder Marco van Ginkel is expected to be sidelined for up to two months with a right ankle injury.
AC Milan are only two points shy of the final Champions League place after beating Serie A rivals Napoli 2-0 at San Siro.
Defender Riccardo Montolivo was pleased to return to AC Milan's starting line-up on Sunday, even though the Rossoneri slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Genoa.
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