AS Roma failing to win the Champions League Play-offs, Second Leg, on Tuesday 23 August 2016 at the Olimpico Stadio di Roma in Rome. FC Porto crushing Roma with a 0-3 and in the aggregate result FC Porto 4 – 1 Roma. Roma ending with 9 players after getting two red cards in the 39th and 50th minute. The First Leg ended with a draw: FC Porto 1 – 1 AS Roma. It’s the big flop for Roma failing the first objective to qualify for the Champions League. Roma going down to the Europa League and Spalletti will have to concentrate on the Serie A towards the Scudetto.
An early blow for AS Romo. It’s FC Porto to open the score in the 8th minute, Felipe defeatin Roma goalkeeper Szczęsny with a headed shot in the bottom right corner. The assist is by Otávio. FC Porto lead 2-1 on aggregate result.
Chaos for Roma! Referee Szymon Marciniak giving a red card to Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi in the 39th minute after a foul on Porto defender Maxi Pereira. Roma remaining now with 10 players and will have to real battle.
AS Roma rearranging now the team making a substitution in the 42nd minute. Defender Emerson replacing midfielder Leandro Paredes.
FC Porto with a forced substitution in the 45th minute for injury. Midfielder Miguel Layún replacing injured Maxi Pereira.
Say what! Mamma miaaaaa are you kidding me?? Oh my gosh…. what a luck! Referee Marciniak giving another red card to the Roman gladiators. Defender Emerson gets a red card in the 50th minute after a foul on Jesús Manuel Corona. Roma remaining with 9 players!! This is totally U N B E L I E V A B L E!!!!!!! What else could go wrong! This is a nightmareeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
In the 57th minute, Porto substituting Sérgio Oliveira to replace Otávio.
Roma coach Luciano Spalletti must create a miracle to overcome this tragedy with only 9 players against 11!!!!! In the 59th minute, Roma bringing forward Juan Iturbe to substitute forward Edin Dzeko.
FC Porto making a substitution in the 66th minute. Adrián replacing André Silva.
It’s just chaos at the Olimpico! FC Porto scoring the second goal of the match! In the 73rd minute, Miguel Layún defeating goalkeeper Szczęsny with a right footed shot from long range sending the ball to the bottom left corner. The assist is by Héctor Herrera. FC Porto lead 3-1 on aggregate result.
Somebody stop this agony!!!!!! Porto just humiliating Roma and I am devastated! In the 75th minute, Porto scoring the third goal of the match with Jesús Manuel Corona deliering a left footed shot in the top left corner. The assist again is by Héctor Herrera. What a day!!!! FC Porto lead 4-1 on aggregate result.
Here is AS ROMA official starting lineup by coach Luciano Spalletti:
AS ROMA (4-3-3): Szczęsny; Peres, Manolas, Daniele De Rossi, Jesus; Kevin Strootman, Paredes; Mohamed Salah, Radja Nainggolan, Perotti; Edin Džeko.
Here is FC PORTO official starting lineup by coach Nuno Espírito Santo:
FC PORTO (4-2-3-1): Iker Casillas; Pereira, Felipe, Marcano, Telles; Herrera, Danilo; Corona, André, Otávio; Silva.
- Click the video to watch AS ROMA vs FC PORTO highlights on Tuesday 23 August 2016 including all goals.
- FC Porto’s record in 27 games against Italian teams with stats showing: Wins 7, Draws 9, Lost 11 (W4 D6 L3 at home – W3 D3 L6 in Italy). These matches include two played on neutral territory: a 2-1 loss to Juventus in the 1984 European Cup Winners’ Cup final in Basel and a 1-0 defeat by AC Milan in the 2003 UEFA Super Cup in Monaco.
- AS Roma’s record in 13 meetings against Portuguese clubs with stats showing: Wins 5, Draws 6, Lost 3 (W3 D2 L1 at home – W2 D3 L2 in Portugal).
Stats. Here are the last 3 games of AS ROMA: 2 wins, 1 draw
|0/08/16||SA||Roma – Udinese||4:0||1|
|17/08/16||UCLQ||Porto – Roma||1:1||QR4|
|10/08/16||CFG||Latina – Roma||0:1|
Here are the last 3 games of FC PORTO: 2 wins, 1 draw
|20/08/16||PL||Porto – Estoril||1:0||2|
|17/08/16||UCLQ||Porto – Roma||1:1||QR4|
|12/08/16||PL||Rio Ave – Porto||1:3||1|
AS Roma 0 – 3 FC Porto
Tuesday 23 August 2016
Olimpico di Roma Stadium
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL)
Assistant referee: Paweł Sokolnicki (POL) , Tomasz Listkiewicz (POL)
Additional assistant referee Paweł Raczkowski (POL) , Tomasz Musiał (POL)
Fourth official Radosław Siejka (POL)
UEFA Delegate Roland Tis (BEL)
UEFA Referee observer Christakis Skapoullis (CYP)
Goals: 8′ Felipe (P), 73′ Miguel Layún (P), 75′ Jesus Corona (P)
Official lineups – formations:
AS ROMA (4-3-3): Szczęsny; Peres, Manolas, De Rossi, Jesus; Strootman, Paredes; Salah, Nainggolan, Perotti; Džeko.
Subs: Alisson; Fazio, Palmieri, Gerson, Iturbe, El Shaarawy, Totti.
Coach: Luciano Spalletti.
FC PORTO (4-2-3-1): Casillas; Pereira, Felipe, Marcano, Telles; Herrera, Danilo; Corona, André, Otávio; Silva.
Subs.: Sá, Oliveira, Layún, Ewandro, Neves, López, Varela.
Coach: Espírito Santo.