Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma suffered their first defeat at Hellas Verona’s headquarters. The Special One also spoke about it. What did he say?
Verona vs Roma is available on day Fourth Italian League 2021/2022. The match was held at the Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi, Sunday (19/9/2021) night WIB.
Roma opened the scoring first in the first half through Lorenzo Pellegrini’s goal. Verona could only equalize in the 49th minute thanks to Antonin Barak’s goal.
The home side took the lead five minutes later through Gianluca Caprari. AS Roma leveled the score at 2-2 via Ivan Ilic’s own goal, before Marco Faraoni scored Verona’s 3-2 win over The Giallorossi.
This result became Roma’s first defeat under Jose Mourinho. The Wolves previously always won in six matches in all competitions with the Portuguese tactician.
Mourinho admits Hellas Verona’s superiority over Roma. The squad under the care of the new coach Igor Tudor is said to have caused problems for his foster children, especially in terms of one-on-one duels.
“There’s nothing to say about the effort on the pitch, we didn’t adapt well to their way of playing. We lost a lot of individual duels, now we have to learn from our mistakes,” Mourinho said, quoted from The Gazzetta dello Sport.
“We know their quality. Even before changing coaches, they have given problems to the teams they face. They are a difficult team to beat,” he said.
The defeat at Hellas Verona’s headquarters made AS Roma drop to fourth place in the Italian League standings. Tammy Abraham et al collected 9 points from four games that have been played.
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