The defender played his best match since his arrival in Rome. Mancini led the backline with authority and charisma in the home match against Cagliari.
Although some are still talking about Roma-Cagliari due to the alleged mistakes made by the referees, we should also focus on the performance of a young player who joined the Giallorossi last summer.
The 23-year-old defender is slowly taking the lead of Roma’s defensive sector. On Sunday against Cagliari, Gianluca Mancini played his best match with the Roma jersey. The duo Mancini-Smalling gives enough reliability to Fonseca. Two tall defenders who are also very fast and capable of winning many ground and aerial duels.
In the Serie A home match Roma-Cagliari, Mancini made 103 touches throughout the 90 minutes. 80 out of 103 touches have been accurate (87%).
Roma-Cagliari | Gianluca Mancini | Stats
- Minutes played: 90′
- Interceptions: 3
- Tackles: 3
- Ground duels (won): 6 (4)
- Aerial duels (won): 14 (11)
- Long balls (accurate): 12 (8)
(Stats by SofaScore)