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Serie A scandal was revealed during 2006 and Roma were one of the teams not involved; after punishments were handed out, Roma was re-classified as runners-up for 2005–06;[26] the same season in whichthey finished second in the Coppa Italia losing to Internazionale.[14] In the two following seasons, Roma finished as Serie A runners-up, meaning that in the 2000s Roma have finished in the top twopositions more than any other decade in their history [27] Meanwhile in the UEFA Champions League during both of these seasons, they reached the quarter-finals before going out to Manchester United.Despite the sloppy start in UEFA Champions League 2008–09, Roma managed to reach the knockout stage ahead of Chelsea in their group, thus finishing for the first time in their history as winners of thegroup stage. However, the Giallorossi would lose to Arsenal in the knockout stage on penalty kicks, ending their Champions League campaign.

After a disappointing start to the 2009–10 season,Claudio Ranieri replaced Luciano Spalletti as head coach. At the time of the switch, Roma lay bottom of the Serie A table after losses to Juventus and Genoa. Despite this setback, Roma would later embark onan incredible unbeaten streak of 24 matches in the league – with the last of the 24 being a 2–1 win over rivals Lazio, whereby Roma came from 1–0 down at half-time to defeat their city rivals afterRanieri courageously substituted both Totti and De Rossi at the interval.[28] The Giallorossi were on top of the table at one point, before a loss to U.C. Sampdoria later in the season. Roma wouldfinish runners-up to Inter yet again in both Serie A and the Coppa Italia. This rounded out a highly successful decade in Roma's history, following somewhat mediocre results of the 1990s. During the2000s, Roma had finally recaptured the Scudetto, two Coppa Italia trophies, and their first two Supercoppa Italiana titles. Other notable contributions to the club's history have included a return to the...