Radja Nainggolan's instincts proved to be on point for Roma on Thursday.
Nainggolan turned a defender's wayward touch into a perfectly hit one-timed volley for a goal in Roma's Coppa Italia match against Sampdoria.
A through ball gone awry turned out to be a gift for Nainggolan, with the Belgian midfielder taking advantage with his strike off the bounce. It marks a second straight game with a goal for Nainggolan, who scored the lone tally in a 1-0 win at Udinese in Serie A play over the weekend for Roma. The win pulled Roma within a point at the top of Juventus at the top of the league.
His strike Thursday put Roma within range of reaching the Coppa Italia quarterfinals.