Two Belgian strikers and no devilish goals. Charles De Kittilari and Romelu Lukaku both made their presence felt, but the focus was less focused than it has been in recent weeks. One point each, especially the number of bruises.
If Roma defender Gianluca Mancini had not gone so far in football, he could have been an outside striker. Or a butcher, if you prefer. Together with Llorente he made life difficult for Charles de Kittilari. Wrestling included, to stop our compatriot. Jose M tricks….
CDK soon gave them an eye for an eye. But he missed seeing eye-to-eye with the goalkeeper under pressure. The scoreline could and probably should have been 0-2, with Koopmeiners having already signed off on 0-1. But the Red Devil was well present in the match. Atalanta CEO Luca Percassi before the match: “We never doubted him. Charles is in good form, and we believe he can improve. Because he has the potential.” Too bad he was still in the dressing room after 45 minutes. Count the bruises after a tough but rewarding match.
look. De Citeilleri is in a state of confusion, and Mancini pushes him to the ground
Another Belgian also showed his strength. Lukaku found good goalkeeper Carnesecchi on his way. Useful as a coat rack and always hidden. Roma's chosen power play suits him, if they serve him right. He preferred that they deal with him firmly. However, it was very difficult for his teammates to get close to Atalanta's 16th goal, especially after Dybala's equalizer. He had one moment, but because the pass was subpar, so was his shot. With a draw, neither Di Kittilari nor Lukaku will make much progress.
In extra time, Jose Mourinho demanded all the attention. He disagreed with the referee – for the thousandth time – and received a red card. The stands of the Olympic Stadium were filled with joy and chanted the Portuguese’s name.
End of the second half
Red for Mourinho
Mourinho gets red again. The Portuguese disagreed with the ruling for the thousandth time.
Yellow card for Emil Holm
Giorgio Scalvini is replaced by Isaac Hain
Paulo Dybala replaces Stephan El Shaarawy
There's Lukaku again. He prepares to shoot, but he hits the side netting.
Lukaku leaves it
Spinazzola continues down the left flank and passes the ball back to Lukaku, but he doesn't do it perfectly. The red devil has to go away and aim over the cage Carneski.
Sead Kolasinac is replaced by Jose Luis Palomino
Yellow card for Davide Zappacosta
Lorenzo Pellegrini is replaced by Leandro Paredes
A little enthusiasm
Excitement awaits Olympic stadium. Can Lukaku still unleash his demons?
Rick Karsdorp is replaced by Zeki Celik
Nikola Zalewski is replaced by Leonardo Spinazzola
Ederson Silva is replaced by Mario Pasalic
Matteo Ruggeri is replaced by Davide Zappacosta
Yellow card for Rasmus Christensen
Ederson tries again, but kicks the ball. The second half is a bit disappointing.
Scamaka's goal was disallowed
Scamaka whips the skin into the ropes, but the party is cancelled. Push the swing back with both hands Zalewski.
Dybala bicycle kick
Dybala took a bicycle kick, but his brilliant effort went wide of the wrong side of the post.
Yellow card for Teun Koopmeineers
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