Paulo Fonseca’s Roma scored a crucial victory at Ajax, in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Europa League. Decisive a Lorenzo Pellegrini free kick, dragged into the goal with a gross error by goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen, and the goal in the final by Roger Ibanez
FUNDAMENTALS – The Roma say thank you Sharpen e Pau lopez: the two goalkeepers were decisive in the first leg of the quarter-finals of Europa League, played in Amsterdam and ended 1-2. The Giallorossi, after a good first half hour, go under 39 ‘with a goal of Davy Klaassen, which exploits an error made by the Giallorossi rearguard.
BIG SHOT – Men of Paulo Fonseca they appear disunited and in the second half they risk being boarded: at 52 ‘ Roger ibanez commits naivety and allows Dusan Tadic to show up from the disk. But Pau Lopez remains firm and neutralizes the Serbian’s conclusion. A few minutes later (57 ‘) Pellegrini weakly kicks a free-kick from the edge, but the goalkeeper Scherpen misses everything and gives Roma a very precious goal in view of the return match, repeated by Ibanez’s 1-2 (88’) , which redeems the penalty foul.