Statement In Francesco after Roma Lost in Last Game Preseason
AS Roma must recognize the benefits of Sevilla in the final test match ahead of the 2017-2018 season. In a duel at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Thursday (10/08/2017), the Giallorossi gave up 1-2.
Roma only able to reply one goal ahead of the ending game printed by Edin Dzeko in the 90th minute +1. Sevilla took the lead through Sergio Escudero’s lead in the 73rd minute and Nolito (90 ‘).
These results add to Rome’s poor record during the preseason game because the Italian capital team suffered three defeats in four last test matches. Aside from Sevilla, Roma are also subdued from Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain through a penalty shootout at the International Champions Cup 2017.
Roma coach, Eusebio Di Francesco, deeply regrets the defeat. Moreover, Sevilla victory aide goal created in the final minutes of the game when his team struggled to find a counterweight goal.
“It’s very normal if we missed the end of the game.” Sevilla’s performance has also not changed much and already has a habit of using certain tactics, “said Di Francesco after the fight.
“I do not need to rush into the Roma team, but in 10 days before the start of the 10-15 minutes, I expect a significant improvement from the team,” he said.
In addition to being caused by a goal last minute, Di Francesco also judge that the defeat of Rome is due to the fitness level of the players.
“We also lost in terms of players’ fitness levels, but still able to show good games and if we were able to get more chances, I think our performances are worth it,” Di Francesco said.
“I also think that the team has the right attitude, we just need to improve the level of physical fitness and coordination in play, but it is very normal in pre-season games,” he said.