Roma defeats Lazio in the Derby della Capitale playing a very good match against a tough opponent. Di Francesco’s men held up the impact and outperformed their cousins at Stadio Olimpico.
Today is a moment of joy for the giallorossi and their fans. 47,000 people attended the even in the eternal city and the Curva Sud dragged their beloved heroes to a pivotal victory, 3-1.
Tactically perfect and with the right dedication, Roma scored three goals with a superb performance today. Although Lazio put the Lupi under pressure right at the beginning of the match, De Rossi & Co. managed the operations later on.
Although a silly mistake by Fazio gave Lazio the equalizer, the second half of the giallorossi was practically perfect. When the Italian satellite channel ‘Sky Sport Italia’ intercepted the Italian coach in the mixed zone of the Stadio Olimpico, Eusebio Di Francesco deeply analyzed this fantastic game.
“Our retreat benefited all of us because we have taken our fears off. We reacted and pulled out something more. This is not a matter of the coach, transfer market or ghosts…We have to go ahead with this dedication.”
“After Fazio’s mistake, I was confident we would have had the opportunity to score another goal. The team has had many opportunities. We are improving. We worked hard in possession and when we were not in possession. We had carefully analyzed the match against Frosinone as well. My players demonstrated their willingness to give everything leaving Immobile in off-side often. We have not lost the identity I tried to convey. I saw my players with different eyes today,” concluded Eusebio Di Francesco.