“My interest is to bring joy to the Roma fans.”
AS Roma drew 0-0 against Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League semifinals for the 2022-2023 season held at Bay Arena in Leverkusen, Germany on the 19th at 4:00 am (Korean time).메이저사이트
After finishing the first leg with a 1-0 lead, Roma finished the game with an aggregate score of 1-0 and headed for the Europa League final.
Roma put forward an extreme defensive tactic in this match. Leverkusen scored a total of 23 shots while recording 78% of the game, but Roma sat down with only one shot and thoroughly blocked Leverkusen.
After the match, the UEFA Europa League delivered an interview with coach Jose Mourinho (60) through the official website. Mourinho, who was interviewed by Sky Sports, said: “Our team took care of the little details. If we hadn’t had Chris Smalling on the bench for this match, we probably couldn’t have won. The little things mattered.” .
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Mourinho praised the players for staying focused until the end, saying, “This is an incredible team. I don’t know if Roma can achieve greater achievements, but our players deserve special treatment.”
He added, “My interest is to bring joy to the Roma fans. It was a real pleasure to reach the final with this game.”
Mourinho also talked about his opponents Sevilla in the final. “Sevilla is a really strong team. They have a great experience,” he said, “but now we have to focus on the Italian league.”
“I’m just thinking about Roma. I have an emotional connection with the fans. I know thousands of people who are here today,” added Mourinho.