With the right tactical approach, the Argentine defender is always reliable. Fazio shines against AC Milan.
Roma defeated AC Milan on Sunday at the Stadio Olimpico thanks to a great collective effort after a very tough Europa League clash played by the Giallorossi just three days before.
When offensive strategies do not often lead to a goal, a strong and solid defense can be decisive. With Gianluca Mancini redirected in midfield, Fazio got back his role as a center-back. Although he made a few mistakes right at the beginning of the game, the Argentine had an overall good performance against AC Milan.
When the Rossoneri tried to develop their offensive plays, Federico Fazio made 12 decisive clearances and 6 interceptions.
90 minutes played with experience and tactical wisdom. Fazio is always important for his physicality as well (2 successful ground duels and 5 out of 6 aerial duels won).
Gianluca Mancini is now taking the leading role in midfield and Federico Fazio has the possibility to create a solid defensive pair with the British giant Smalling.
The guardian of the fort is back!