Dzeko‘s and Kolarov‘s performances made the difference in the cold London. Two great champions in the Champions League stage.
Roma celebrates a great away Champions League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Although the Lupi didn’t collect deserved three points, Eusebio Di Francesco‘s guys demonstrated an enviable mental and physical solidity against a very tough opponent.
The Premier League champions were swept away by the giallorossi, a team perfectly positioned on the field and with clear and wise tactical strategies to put in place.
The MVPs of the match are definitely Alexsandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko. Their performances were simply astonishing. Both players dragged their teammates to glory overtaking obstacles.
Kolarov’s (whoscored) rating was a whopping 8.85. The Serbian pushed hard on the left side of the field, attacking the enemy line and making irreparable damages to Conte’s defensive structure.
- Total Shots: 1 (1 goal)
- Possession%: 7.8
- Touches: 100
- Pass Success%: 75
- Key passes: 1
The Bosnian striker probably scored the best Champions League goal of this season. Fazio’s astute and accurate passage was thrown into the net with a great coordination and power. A few minutes after, Dzeko scored a header giving Roma the lead. Tenacity, persistence, technique, and physical presence…this is what Edin Dzeko showed off at Stamford Bridge.
- Ratings (whoscored): 8.62
- Total Shots: 3 (2 goals)
- Possession%: 3.5
- Pass Success%: 88
- Accurate passes: 28
- Key passes: 2
- Aerials Won: 2