AS Roma is there Wednesday failed to secure the spaniard in the eighth finals of the Champions League at Shakhtar Donetsk to win. The squad of midfielder Kevin Strootman lost with 2-1.
Strootman had, as usual, a starting received of coach Eusebio Di Francesco. The former player of PSV and Sparta Rotterdam was central to the society in a duo with captain Daniele De Rossi.
Roma was for rest the better team and took a deserved the lead. The Turkish talent Cengiz Ünder put his team ahead. The home team came after resting a strong come-back and came through Facundo Ferreyra at the same height. Fred took a free-kick for the decision.
The victory has Shakhtar, that the home is not in Donetsk but in Kharkov plays, a reasonable starting position for the return on march 13 in Rome is finished.
Shakhtar had in the group stage still to be settled with the Team, against the champion from the Ukraine two times fell. The team drew from the first moment in the attack. The most danger came from the left side, where defender Ismaily is often came to mind. Goalkeeper Alisson of Roma, however, was barely tested.
The biggest opportunities were in the first half for Roma, where Edin champions ‘ manager insists after six minutes for the 0-1 had to take care of. The Bosnian striker got the ball after a corner for his feet, but stumbled on goalkeeper Andrey Pyatov.
Also, the second big chance of the match was for champions ‘ manager insists, but re-appeared Pyatov halfway through the first half is a big obstacle. The Ukrainian keeper was just before half-time still passed. This time it was champions ‘ manager insists with a pass just on the basis of a doelpoging. He found Ünder, that Pyatov with some difficulty devoured.
Shakhtar started the half strongly, and that gave now results. Ferreyra estimated a deep ball from defender Yaroslav Rakytskyi excellent in, played his opponent and shot the ball into the far corner behind Alisson: 1-1.
The goalkeeper was then called as the winner of the fight after a shot from close of Marlos and saved his best team for a season. The Brazilian was, after seventy minutes, however, won’t stand a chance on the free kick from Fred, who his team from the bottom of the crossbar on the lead lap.
Shakhtar was deep in stoppage time is still very close to the 3-1. Alisson was beaten on an attempt of Marlos, but defender Bruno Peres saved miraculously on the line.
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