Fonseca’s side returns home with three points after a sumptuous first-half. Roma approached the match with great confidence and showed its usual attacking identity.
This was supposed to be a tricky match on a difficult pitch, but the Giallorossi wiped out the opponents in just 45 minutes showing all their offensive power. Three goals, great plays, and remarkable efficiency in both phases, this Roma seems to be ready for the next two big clashes against Inter and Lazio.
The Lupi faced Crotone with only one thing in mind, victory! They managed possession since the beginning even thanks to the dynamism of Villar and Cristante‘s physicality. But the ability of another talented Spanish player made a difference today, Mayoral.
The striker scored the opener after 8 minutes but his stunner in the 29th minute made the fans of the glorious side of the Eternal City dream, 2-0!.
The first half of the Lupi was remarkable and cynical, the team was also capable of widening the gap scoring the third goal before the break:
- Total shots: 6
- Shots on target: 3
- Goals: 3
- Big chances: 2
- Tackles: 17
(Stats by SofaScore)
We wanted to win and we did it! Now, let’s think about the next match.Paulo Fonseca said in the post-match press conference
The Portuguese coach and his men are already focused on Inter. The team is putting in practice Fonseca‘s strategies and the current outcome is clearly positive and visible.
What is important for us is the three points and to win every match no matter who we play against.Paulo Fonseca
Roma now sits in third place in the Serie A standings. AC Milan is leading the group only four points ahead while the gap between the Giallorossi and Conte‘s side is only one point!