The Portuguese coach believes Roma must play great football to get to the knockout stage of the Europa League. The Lupi will face tough opponents.
Paulo Fonseca wants to motivate his group to do their best at all times. The Giallorossi will face Borussia Monchengladbach, Istambul Basaksehir, and Wolfsberger AC in Group J of the Europa League.
“The Europa League is becoming a mini Champions League, these are great sides,” said Fonseca to Roma TV today. “It’s a tough group and we will have to give our best to reach the knockout stage.”
Roma faces Cengiz Under‘s former side. Turkey international will be an important player for Fonseca this campaign. Although the Europa League may not have the same charm as the most coveted and rich Champions League, the Giallorossi have the possibility to compete to reach the final stage of this international tournament.