Leicester 1-1 AS Roma
Goals: Pellegrini (14and) for the Giallorossi // Lookman (67and) for the Foxes
I hear the she-wolf, the foxes and the weasel.
At the King Power Stadium, Leicester and AS Roma failed to decide in the semi-finals of C4 (1-1). The reunion between José Mourinho and Brendan Rodgers promised a style opposition. It happened ! For more than an hour, the Portuguese tactician believed he had mastered his former pupil thanks to a solid defense. The Romans sting on their first chance through Pellegrini, between the legs of Schmeichel (0-1, 14and). More mature in the game, the Giallorossi then resist the repeated assaults of the men in blue.
In total, Leicester will have struck 14 times against 4 small Italian attempts. But we had to wait for the entry of Harvey Barnes (63and) to break the Roman lock. The England international sends a cross to Lookman who finally deceives Rui Patrício (1-1, 67and). Roma have the opportunity to snatch victory, but Sergio Oliveira does not convert a brilliant backheel from Tammy Abraham into an assist (79and). Everything remains open before the return, in a week, to the Olimpico.
To see total football, we will advise the two teams to replay Feyenoord-OM.
Leicester (4-3-3): Schmeichel – Pereira, Fofana, Evans, Castagne (Justin, 21and) – Maddison, Tielemans, Dewsbury-Hall–Albrighton (Barnes, 63and), Vardy (Iheanacho, 62and), Lookman (Perez, 84and). Coach : Brendan Rodgers.
AS Roma (3-5-2): Patricio – Ibañez, Smalling, Mancini – Karsdorp, Mkhitaryan (Veretout, 57and), Cristante, Pellegrini (Afena-Gyan, 85and), Zalewski (Vina, 85and) – Zaniolo (Oliveira, 70and), Abraham. Coach : Jose Mourinho.