48′ – The first half is over, Roma inaccurate
Petrscu double whistle three minutes into stoppage time, both teams return to the locker room On the score 0-0. Despite being sent off after a quarter of an hour in play, Helsinki managed to defend the tie thanks to him too unprecision From the Giallorossi in front of goal.
36′ – Dangerous Roma, Zaniolo tries
Gypsy pays. Inspired Zaniolo helps his teammates that have not yet been able to take advantage of the opportunities that have been created. Helsinki’s center of gravity is inevitably low, pushed by the Giallorossi in search of the advantage net. Number 22 Rome Failed to take advantage of a great opportunity in the penalty area, hitting the Finnish goalkeeper with a kick Leave very central.
26′- Serious Helsinki, pole huskunen
Helsinki is in ten, but he certainly did not give up. In fact, the opportunity is on top huskunen It is the most dangerous So far from the race. Cross pass in the middle of the penalty area, the central defender separates unobstructed e Hit the post by Rui Patricio. Mourinho decided to stand next to the model with return four, with Vina’s left back and Spinazzola high. Two supporters, one on each side. The first is for Ibanez, the second for Hetemaj.
14′ – Tinho sent off for a foul on Belotti
match Rome I put it right away coming down thanks to hunch Belotti To resume the back pass to Helssky too weak and finished away from You have. Only captain Helsinki trying to get the ball back He came late to the Roma striker. Referee Petrscu after consulting the Var Superintendent decided to change the initial penalty, From yellow card to direct expulsion To mistake Tenho as the last man.
5′ – first episodes in Rome and Helsinki
The first episode of Rome with Zaniolo: From the left edge to the ends of the cross to the side of the opponent’s goal. Helsinki answers after two minutes with a double ending Hostica: The first shot was returned by the defense, and the second finished high, over the Giallorossi goal post.
1′ – kick-off, immediately aggressive Roma
Match starts After the Europa League anthem and the Roma anthem, the Giallorossi fans sang a wonderful concert. Helsinki started with the yellow jersey for Mourinho’s team immediately upon attack In search of the target.
Pellegrini receives the award for the best player in the conference league
Lorenzo Pellegrini was awarded the Olympic Prize. In fact, UEFA awarded the captain of the Roma team an award best football player From the last edition of the Conference League, won by Mourinho’s team.
Thiago Pinto: “Renewing Zaniolo? There is time, two years to go”
Roma general manager Thiago Pinto spoke to Sky about the contractual situation of Niccol Zaniolo: “Often the players are more experienced on the field than off the field, but I find it difficult to say better things than the ones Niccolo said yesterday. I agree with him, don’t worry, he is an important player for us and in time you will do things. Come on. As Niccolo said, there are two years left, and there is time. ” (Read the full interview)
Roma takes the pitch to warm up
Olympian in rave To enter the field of the warm-up team. Among the most acclaimed of course Nikolo Zaniolo Who returns to play a game as a start after 24 days Shoulder injury accused in the match against Cremonese.
Rome, the applause of the Olympics
Rome arrived in Olimpico at 19.30 Now he does his usual walk before warming up. Lots of applause for the players, Especially for Andrea Belotti That this evening will take the honorary field.
Roma – Helsinki, official line-ups
Rome (3-4-2-1): Rui Patricio Mancini, Ibanez and Viña; Karsdorp, Cristante, Matic, Spinazzola; Zaniolo, Pellegrini; Belotti.
Available: Svilar, Boyer, Smalling, Tripe, Celek, Kristanti, Buff, Shumorodov, Vulpato, Dybala, Abraham.
Helsinki (3-5-2): Risk; Hoskonen, Tinho, Ritala; Soiri, Lingman, Väänänen, Hetemaj, and Browne; Abou Bakari, Hostica.
Available: Tannander, Niemala, Arajuuri, Toivo, Halme, Peltola, Murilo, Atomu Tanakra, Hetemaj, Olusanya, Yli-Kokko, Terho.
Pellegrini in the center of Rome
Lorenzo Pellegrini was the player Tried more shots In the first round of this Europa League: eight, at least three more than any other player – the Roma player was also from Create more opportunities For his teammates in the game (four).
Rome, the Olympic fortress in Europe
Rome now Unbeaten in 19 home matches In all European competitions (13V, 6N), series started in February 2019. This is the longest unbeaten domestic series in Europe.
Rome – Helsinki, antecedents
Tonight’s match between Roma and Helsinki will be the first match between the two teams. However, this is not the first time that the Giallorossi has met a Finnish team: it happened In the 91/92 season. On that occasion Rome a challenge Tampere lynx In the Cup Winners’ Cup (1-1 in Finland, 5-2 in the Olympic Games).
Roma – Helsinki, Dybala towards the bench
Paulo Dybala can also be included in the mini turnover studied by Mourinho. Goya could benefit from a rest session to recover her energy after the first round of the season, to be in top shape for Sunday’s match against Atalanta.
Where to see Roma-Helsinki on TV
Tonight’s match between Rome Ed Helsinki It will be visible on Sky Sport 252, Sky Sport Uno and Dazn. Kick-off set at 21.
Roma, the third shirt appears for the first time against Helsinki
European evening with the debut of the third shirt presented by Roma this morning. Mourinho’s team will play in the re-integration shirt From the famous ASR star, who returns to Rome after 62 yearsAlong with an attractive black and pink color palette. The distinctive design is the interweaving of modern shapes and reflects Strong loyalty to the wolves of Rome (see shirt photos)
Roma ready to redeem: 60,000 in Olimpico for Helsinki
A big celebration in the Olympic stadium of the return of the Roma to Europe. After winning the Conference League, 60,000 came to the stadium to watch the redemption challenge for the Geloros after the disappointing defeat in Bulgaria to Ludogorets.