The first match of 1/8 final of the Champions League between as Roma and FC Porto ended with a minimal victory of the Italians.
The start of the match was for “Roma” – the owners are actively going forward, but to find weaknesses in the defense of the “Port” they could not. Closer to the end of the half chance to open the scoring was Jacko – experienced Casillas in this moment the Portuguese came to the rescue.
The second half began with another save by Casillas – eks-the goalkeeper “real” has pulled out a ball from-under crossbeams after blow Cristante.
In the 70th minute the pressure “Roma” has played a role – Dzeko caught the ball in the penalty area and passed the ball to Zaniolo, and the reach of the goalkeeper trajectory sent the ball into the far bottom corner.
After seven minutes Zaniolo again found himself in the arms of teammates in the break Dzeko struck the post and Nicola was first on the rebound.
It seemed that Roma have secured a comfortable advantage before the return visit to the Dragao but Porto managed to score a crucial goal away. Immediately after the second goal Zaniolo foozle Soares has become a convenient transfer to Hadrian, which they didn’t bother to print the gate of the owners.
Roma — Porto 2:1Голы: Zaniolo, 70, 77 I, 79.
Roma: Mirante Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov – Cristante, De Rossi – Zaniolo (Santon, 87), Pellegrini (Nzonzi, 83), El Shaarawy Of AC Milan (Kluivert, 90) – Jacko.
Port: Casillas – Militar, Felipe, Pepe, Telles Herrera, Danilo, Fernando (A. Pereira, 76), Otávio (Hernani, 84), Soares, Brahimi (Adrian, 68).
Warning: El Shaarawy – Herrera.