Europa League, Roma-Ludogorets 3-1: Mourinho goes to the playoffs
On the Olympics, the Giallorossi win thanks to 2 penalties from Pellegrini and a aim from Zaniolo that overturns the consequence after Rick’s aim.
The Rome it trembles, however stays inside Europa League. Within the final spherical of group C the crew of Mourinho beats Ludogorets 3-1 within the second leg and conquer the cross for the playoff closing of the group part at second place. Within the Olympic sub-rhythm of the primary half of the Giallorossi, who risked loads and let themselves be put in by a sport of Rick (42′). Because of the modifications, within the second half the lads of the Particular One enhance the laps and overturn the consequence because of two penalties from Pellegrini (56′ and 65′) and a aim from Zaniolo (40’s). A community of nonatum with Have, ultimately Verdon kicked out.
Rome doesn’t give up. Because of victory at Ludogorets, Mourinho’s aspect restrict the injury after a difficult group and keep within the Europa League closing behind Betis. In fact, the play-off towards a third-placed crew within the Champions League won’t be a stroll within the park, however it’ll enable the Giallorossi to proceed enjoying on an even bigger stage within the Convention League. On the Olympics, as well as, with Ludogorets, Roma demonstrated on the pitch that the Europa League is price it. Actually not within the first half. However within the second half, when the Giallorossi modified their tempo and overturned the consequence with a take a look at of power and character. The marker in hand is Pellegrini to signal the comeback, however within the Olímpic it’s undoubtedly Zaniolo who modified the inertia of the match with depth, power and conviction. Perception that February’s group should present that they’ve it all through the sport in the event that they wish to proceed their journey within the Europa League.
Pressured to win, for the final sport of the group Mourinho opts for the double middle ahead and trusts Abraham and Belotti, leaving Zaniolo on the bench. With two helpful outcomes accessible, Simundza locations Tekpetey, Cauly and Rick behind Igor Thiago. Choices that instantly mark the tactical theme of the match and set the tempo for the race. With so many Brazilians on the sector, Ludogorets doesn’t lack high quality in dribbling and firstly the visitors concentrate on possession to maneuver away. An angle that has to take care of the central pockets of the Giallorossi. On the one hand, Pellerini’s proper foot from the sting finally ends up a bit large, on the opposite Igor Thiago sensationally misses the profitable deflection from a Tekpetey cross. At a very good tempo, after 1 / 4 of an hour of steadiness, Roma tries to push the sport and enhance the turnovers. Ibanex misses all the things within the space, then Belotti and El Shaarawy have a very good likelihood, however they can not end on aim and Padt blocks a shot from Matic. When dealing with the ball and attacking, Roma maneuver as a way to the trocar, however don’t break. And as quickly as he offers house to the dribble and Ludogorets’ restarts, he will get into hassle. Supported by his teammates, Tekpetey comes near scoring on a few events, then Cauly breaks the put up with a shot from the sting. Events that change the inertia of the sport and put together the bottom for Ludogorets’ benefit. Certainly, Rick takes care of the sport, fast to take advantage of Camara’s gap in midfield and beat Rui Patrico with a exact shot after an important experience on the ball. Community that specifies the Bulgarian stress to shut the primary half.
The second half opens with three modifications. In quest of push and extra wit, Mou takes Belotti, Camara and Karsdorp, and allows Volpato, Cristante and Zaniolo. A transfer that instantly modifications the rhythm in Rome. Cicinho and Padt block makes an attempt from Zaniolo and Elshaarawy, then the Ludogorets keeper saves one other Faraó try and Abraham wastes a very good likelihood. Below stress, the Giallorossi push and the sport modifications once more. A Volpato left-footer went large, then Padt blocked a Smalling header from a nook and Roma leveled from the spot with Pellegrini by means of contact within the field between Zaniolo and Cicinho. Aim that places Roma again within the sport and offers the shock. Unstoppable, Zaniolo first tackles Padt, then wins one other penalty which Pellegrini coolly converts once more, reversing the consequence. Community that triggers the whirlwind of modifications additionally on the bench of Ludogorets: out of Piotrowski, Tekpetey and Igor Thiago, in Nonato, Despodov and Tissera. Substitutions that give the Bulgarians extra leg and light-weight up the final twenty minutes. On the one hand Padt nonetheless says no to Zaniolo, on the opposite Rui Patricio rejects an try by Tissera together with his toes. Nonato drew on the event of an motion nonetheless properly began by Rick, however Dabanovic nullified all the things with the assistance of Var by slapping Ibáñez. Episode that dampens the keenness of Ludogorets and burdens Rome. Tall and aggressive, Muorinho’s crew proceed to push. Thanks above all to Zaniolo, who 5 minutes from the top takes the ball within the trocar, locations himself between two males and completes the trio with a tip tunnel to Padt. Lightning that makes the Olympic bounce and closes the sport. Within the remaining, in actual fact, there may be solely room for some determined makes an attempt from Ludogorets and the purple card for Verodn for a nasty deal with on Zalewski. Roma began badly however bought again on monitor and stayed within the Europa League.
Zaniolo 8: he enters and offers the cost together with his tears and his energy. He scores the 2 penalties that enable Roma to overturn the consequence after which completes the trio with an excellent transfer
Pellegrini 7: within the first half he trots like the remainder of the crew, within the second half he exhibits nice coolness and character scoring the 2 penalties that overturn the sport.
Belotti 5.5: the will is there, however within the first half he by no means will get to speak to Abraham and Rome does not harm. Transfer it out to the interval
Rick 6.5: within the first half it’s devastating within the open subject and the aim is an ideal mix of endurance, velocity, precision and energy. Good performs within the second half too, however that is not sufficient
Tekpetey 6: within the first 45 minutes he was a thorn within the aspect of the giallorossa rear guard. He communicates completely together with his colleagues within the division and sometimes goes to the capturing vary. He then bodily falls and is changed by Simundza
Verdon 4.5: fatigue in marking and ultimately he’s despatched off with a nasty gesture
Rome (3-4-1-2): Rui Patricio 6.5; Smalling 6, Ibanez 6, Vina 6.5; Karsdorp 5.5 (1’st Cristante 6), Camara 5 (1’st Volpato 6.5 – 35’st Bove sv), Matic 6 (16’st Zalewski 6.5), El Shaarawy 6; Pilgrims 7; Abraham 5.5, Belotti 5.5 (1 ‘st Zaniolo).
A tool: Boer, Svilar, Shomurodov, Celik, Kumbulla, Tripi, Cherubini. All.: Mourinho 7
Ludogorets (4-2-3-1): Autumn 6.5; Witry 6, Verdon 4.5, Nedyalkov 5.5, Cicinho 5; Piotrowski 6 (26′ st Nonato 6), Naressi 5.5; Tekpetey 6 (26′ st Despodov 5.5), Cauly 6, Rick 6.5; Igor Thiago 5 (26′ st Tissera 6).
A tool: Sluga, Hristov, Terziev, Goncalves, Gropper, Capumana, Plastun, Yankov, Delev. All.: Simunda 5.5
Markers: 42′ Rick (L), 11′ first crew. Pellegrini (R), 19′ st rig. Pellegrini (R), 40′ st Zaniolo (R)
Ammonites: Volpato, Zaniolo (R); Cicinho, Igor Thiago, Nedyalkov, Piotrowski, Rick (L)
Kicked out: 43′ st Verdon (L)
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