The Dutch fullback is now a key player for Roma. Karsdorp’s propulsion from the right flank was like a spark that ignited the powerful engine of the Giallorossi.
The Roma fans have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Since he joined the Giallorossi a few years ago, the passionate supporters of the Lupi had heard of the Dutch player’s incredible physical and technical skills. He passed through a few injuries but nowadays Karsdorp really is a key player for Roma.
The Dutchman made a stunning performance at the Stadio Dall’Ara yesterday. He supported the offensive phase continuously throughout the match putting pressure on Mbaye from the start.
Thanks to his powerful run right at the end of the first half, Mkhitaryan had the opportunity to score the 1-5. Karsdorp seemed to be devastating when attacking Bologna from the right flank.
The 25-year-old has improved his defensive skills as well. He helps his teammates in the development of the two phases. He is tactically impeccable at times.
Paulo Fonseca has clearly selected him as the starter right-back. The Portuguese coach can definitely count on Karsdorp’s offensive propulsion.
Rick Karsdorp | Stats | Bologna v Roma: 1-5
- Minutes played: 89′;
- Assists: 1;
- Touches: 54;
- Accurate passes: 72%;
- Key passes: 3.
(Stats by SofaScore)