El Shaarawy starts the party in 44 seconds

Stephen El Shaarawy - AS Roma
Stephen El Shaarawy - AS Roma

Roma collected other three points in the Champions League Group C. El Shaarawy‘s opener started the party against Chelsea.

The Olimpico Stadium was ready for the Champions League clash between Roma and Chelsea but probably the fans of the Lupi weren’t expecting such a beauty.

Di Francesco‘s guys devasted Conte‘s crew scoring three marvelous goals and implementing perfect defensive and offensive strategies on the filed.

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Stephen El Shaarawy was the absolute man of the match. two goals scored against one of the top European teams and a remarkable performance made of competitive nastiness, technique, and tactical wisdom.

The Italian-Egyptian winger made the difference taking the spotlight on a super competitive European stage.

El Shaarawy’s 8.75 Rating is there to confirm his efficiency and dedication against Chelsea. The winger was able to embarrass Alonso and Ruediger on the right side, scoring a marvelous opener after 44 seconds and doubling the led thanks to a pathetic mistake made by his former teammates.

“This is an emotion that I will not forget. – said El Shaarawy to ‘Corriere della Sera’. – I’ve scored a brace, my first in the Champions League. We won against Chelsea, something that doesn’t happen often.”

STATS (WhoScored)

  • Possession%: 3.2
  • Touches: 44
  • Pass Success%: 83
  • Key passes: 2
  • Total Shots: 3
  • Shots on target: 3


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About Stefano Bernardini 2984 Articles
A Roman in New York achieving his dreams. Persistence can make extraordinary things happen. Editor of AS ROMA 360 | Calciomercato.it | Calcio e Finanza | Reporting on Major League Soccer.

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