In the first leg of the Europa League, Roma’s match against Bayern Leverkusen had a lot of tension. Jose Mourinho’s side won the first leg 1-0 after a thrilling end-to-end match with many chances for both sides. The Jose Mourinho team secured the home leg fixture lead and is looking forward to winning the second-leg. The Italians are only 90 minutes away from their second consecutive final.
AS Roma has a comfortable lead over Bayern Leverkusen. Edoardo Bove’s first goal breaks the deadlock at Stadio Olimpico. The Italian midfielder formed a great partnership with Tammy Abraham. Lucas Hradecky makes an early save after the Italian midfielder passes the ball to the English forward. The Italian midfielder shot the rebound of the Bayern goalkeeper with great power, leaving the Bayern goalkeeper no chance to save.
The Stadio Olimpico hosted the first leg of the Europa League. It was a game filled with action from start to finish. Bundesliga had more than 62% of the possession, but only managed 11 shots. Two major opportunities were missed. There were a few yellow cards in the game, which caused the tension to rise.
The Giallorossi are in a strong position to win the match. Jose Moura will play Bologna, before flying on to BayArena in Germany. Roma will march to victory in the second match against their German opponent.
Fans react to Roma winning the first Semifinal leg at their home stadium
The first-leg win by Roma in the Semi Final is only ninety minutes away from their second European Final. Edoardo’s second-half goal was enough to win the first leg. The team and fans are confident after the win in the first-leg. Fans praised the young player on Twitter immediately after he scored the goal to give the team a one-goal advantage.
Some fans praised his abilities. Others compared Roma to Juventus, saying that “I don’t have any fear of Juventus as long as Roma get their players back, like Smalling, Dyballa, and Wijnaldum”. The goal was deemed no less than a blaze, but a fan continued to comment, ” Local boy Edoardo Bove scores Roma’s first goal against Leverkusen!”
Jose Mourinho is the only manager to have won the European Championship finals 100 percent of the time. The Roma manager will be looking to win his sixth title with Roma. Roma will travel to Germany on May 19th to play Bayern Leverkusen for the second leg in the Europa League.