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Edin Dzeko breaks goalscoring drought to help Roma win 3-1 at relegation-threatened Carpi and move provisionally 3rd in Serie A on Friday

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MODENA, Italy — broke his goalscoring drought to help Roma win 3-1 at relegation-threatened Carpi and move provisionally third in Serie A on Friday.

It was a fourth successive win for Roma and sent the capital side a point above Fiorentina, which hosts fifth-placed Inter Milan on Sunday.

Roma appeared to be heading for a draw before Dzeko slotted in 's cross six minutes from time for his first goal since November.

Salah sealed the win moments later, tapping in the rebound after Carpi goalkeeper had denied .

The Egypt international also hit the crossbar shortly before halftime.

Substitute scored for Carpi on the hour, minutes after fired a perfectly-placed effort into the far side of the net for the opener.

PHOTO: Roma's Mohamed Salah reacts after his shot hit the post during their Serie A soccer match against Carpi, at Modena's Braglia stadium, Italy, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini)
Roma's Mohamed Salah reacts after his shot hit the post during their Serie A soccer match against Carpi, at Modena's Braglia stadium, Italy, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini)

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