Mkhitaryan Helps Roma to Get to the Next Level

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The Armenian star played a consistent Europa League match against Cluj and scored the opener. Mkhitaryan is happy about the progress made by Roma.

In order to play many competitions, it’s necessary to implement a careful and effective turnover. Paulo Fonseca is doing that in the Europa League matches.

The Portuguese coach is giving playing-time to all players of his roster and the overall results on the international stage are positive. Roma is currently leading Group A with 7 points.

When you can count on experienced players with superior quality everything seems to be easier. The Armenian star scored the opener with a peremptory header right at the beginning of the match and dragged his teammates to get a comfortable win against the Romanian side.

HENRIKH MKHITARYAN | Stats | Europa League: Roma v Cluj: 5-0

  • Minutes played: 45′;
  • Goals: 1;
  • Touches: 36;
  • Accurate passes: 80%;
  • Key passes: 2.

(Stats by SofaScore)

Talking to Roma TV at the end of the match, Mkhitaryan expressed his happiness with the performance of the group. But he also believes that Roma has to improve even more to get to the next level.

We have analyzed our opponents and played well since the start. My early goal helped but we would have done well anyway even without that.

We are working well and doing everything not to suffer goals. But the most important thing is to win…

What we are doing now is not enough, though. We have to think that we can improve and get to the next level.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan said to Roma TV after Roma v Cluj 5-0

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A Roman between New York, Philadelphia, and Rome achieving his dreams. Persistence can make extraordinary things happen. Editor of AS ROMA 360 | Collaborated with Calciomercato.it & Calcio e Finanza | Reported on Major League Soccer | Featured on Bleacher Report & OneFootball EN.

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