MONCHENGLADBACH – The Borussia is confirmed as a beast for the Rome in the Europa League. After pulling a draw at the Olimpico the Germans get the three points at the end thanks to the goal scored by Thuram. In the first half, Fazio's own goal was ransomed and he redeemed himself in the second half of the game by giving the equalizer to the men led by Fonseca. Roma pays a bad final and currently occupies the third position in the group preceded by the opponents of Gionata and the Basaksehir.
Monchengladbach-Roma 1-2: match report and statistics
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Clamorous own goal by Fazio
Compulsory training for Rome considering the numerous injuries. Fonseca ranks the pair of central holders, Fazio and Smalling, Kolarov on the left and the only surprise of the day, Santon to the right. In the median confirmed Veretout and Mancini as well as the trio that supports Dzeko formed by Kluivert, Zaniolo and Pastore, proved very fit in the last releases. The Giallorossi start well and reach the goal with the number 22 which, on a corner kick, puts the ball high. At 35 ', however, comes the advantage of Borussia Monchengladbach. A raid on the left of Thuram that, after having skipped dry Smalling, puts it in the middle and incredibly Fazio slips the innocent Pau Lopez. In the next ten minutes, very little happens and the first portion of the game ends at 1-0.
The Argentine is redeemed but Thuram freezes Rome
In the second half the strong part that the Roma touches the net with Pastore with a shot from outside but Sommer is monstrous and takes the ball from the high corner. At 64 'is redeemed Fazio which finds the net of the draw on the developments of a free kick perfectly put in the middle by Kolarov. In the final, however, it is the Germans who have the best starting point to find the three final points. First Pau Lopez incredibly saves on a close conclusion then, at 95 ', Thuram, great protagonist of the match, he signs the goal that brings the three points to the Monchengladbach. Roma, currently third, will have to play the qualification in the next two games with Basaksehir and Wolfsberger.