Roma, coached by Portuguese coach José Mourinho – who was not on the bench, serving the first of two suspensions for being despatched off in the fifteenth matchday match towards Torino on November 13 – and with Rui Patrício in the beginning line – up the posts and enjoying the full 90′, this Wednesday afternoon he beat Bologna 1-0, in a match on the sixteenth day of Serie A performed at the Olympic Stadium, in the Italian capital .
With the ‘Giallorossi’ guided, on the bench, by the assistant Salvatore Foti –Mourinho will nonetheless miss his presence on the bench on matchday 17, towards Milan, at San Siro–, every part was determined early on in favor of the workforce from the capital, in a cost by Lucumi on the Argentine Paulo Dybala in the visiting space (5′), penalty transformed by Lorenzo Pellegrini to 1-0 (6′), which turned out to be the last results of a sport in which Roma managed and Bologna, after they wished to take over and react, did little or no.
In a primary half in which Rui Patrício was a spectator, Mancini nearly elevated it to 2-0 in the seventeenth minute – with Zaniolo nonetheless deflecting and deceiving Bologna’s Polish goalkeeper, Skorupski – and midfielder Bryan Cristante (ex-Benfica , in 2014). / 15) additionally squandered a great probability, taking pictures free and at the guests’ keeper, who went into this spherical in eleventh place in the standings and nonetheless have the similar 19 factors, whereas Roma now have 30 factors.
The formation of the Italian capital might have solved every part and put an finish to the pleasure earlier than the break – with Zaniolo firing over after a Pellegrini nook (44′) – but in addition shortly after the restart, with Skorupski once more stopping the similar makes an attempt. Zaniolo (48′). And it wasn’t till the forty ninth minute that Bologna took an opportunity on Rui Patrício’s goal, with a Domínguez cross/shot hitting the crossbar.
Plenty of coronary heart, higher group and coldness from the hosts, whereas Bologna confirmed little or no offensive arguments to “pinch” a Roma who solely sometimes justified the declare, after profitable the UEFA Conference League in 2021/22, to succeed in now at the “high”. 4′ of the Serie A classification and entry to the Champions League in 2023/24.
In the finish, already in added time, a double scare for Roma, with cuts from Smalling and Abraham to keep away from Bologna’s 1-1 and to maintain the lead and the three factors, which might be unfair for Roma , who wins the match, strikes. in sixth place in the classification… however misplaced Zaniolo, resulting from damage. In the ongoing disciplinary controversy, Mourinho left Dutchman Karsdorp out of the squad and promoted the absolute debut of younger Swedish midfielder (19) Benjamin Tahirovic in the workforce, after getting used for a couple of minutes, as to substitute used, towards Torino (November 15, 13, 2022).
After a three-day streak without profitable the championship in the farewell to 2022, on this present day Roma recovered floor and spirit, even without Mourinho on the bench. A troublesome check follows, in Giuseppe Meazza, with Milan… and once more with Salvatore Foti at the head of the workforce, with José Mourinho nonetheless sanctioning matchday 17.
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