Winning contractor Mourinho Magic AS Roma Europa League final is just around the corner
Jose Mourinho, the “winning contractor,” is on the verge of advancing to the Europa League final after AS Roma (Italy) beat Leverkusen (Germany).
Roma beat Leverkusen 1-0 in the first leg of the 2022-23 UEFA Europa League semifinals at Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy, on the 12th (Korea Standard Time).
Roma, who won the European club competition for the first time since its foundation when they became the first champion in the Europa Conference League last year, are also one step closer to winning the Europa League, a higher tournament this season.
Rome will win a ticket to the finals at least if it draws in the second leg of the Leverkusen away match on the 19th. If Rome reaches the final of the tournament, it will set a record 32 years after advancing to the UEFA Cup final. At that time, he was defeated by the same Italian club, Inter Milan, and failed to lift the trophy.
On the other hand, Leverkusen, led by Xavi Alonso, a student of Mourinho, is on the verge of elimination, and Leverkusen is seeking to advance to the finals for the first time since the 1987-88 season, when former national soccer team coach Cha Bum-keun beat Espanyol (Spain).
Coach Mourinho and Alonso of the two teams have worked together as coaches and players in Spain’s prestigious Real Madrid in the past. When Mourinho took the helm of Real Madrid in the 2010-11 season, Alonso played a key role in the team as a defensive midfielder.
The winner was Roma midfielder Edoardo Bove, born in 2002. In the 17th minute of the second half, Roman striker Tammy Abraham’s powerful right-footed shot was blocked by the goalkeeper. However, Bove pushed the ball with his left foot and shook the net.
Roma showed Mourinho-style football, which gave up its share and strengthened its defense and played the game with one shot. In terms of ball market share, it fell behind Leverkusen by 38% to 62%. However, the number of shots was ahead by 12 to 10, and effective shots were also 5 to 2, which was higher in Rome.
In the first leg of another semifinals, Juventus (Italy) and Sevilla (Spain) tied 1-1. The second round of the two teams will be held at home in Seville on the 19th 토토사이트
In the match held at home to Juventus, Sevilla took the lead with Youssif Nusairi’s first goal in the 26th minute. However, Juventus, which had been dragged all the time, turned the game to square one just before the end. Defender Federico Gatti headed the ball into the net after hitting Paul Pogba’s head, leading to a dramatic draw