ROME SEVILLE CHRONICLE MATCH – “Habemus team”, writes Jose Mourinho on Instagram after the friendly against Porto, finished 1-1. For the Giallorossi now another challenging test is expected, namely the one against Seville of the former sports director Monchi, scheduled today at 6.30 pm Italian time (5.30 pm local time), in Faro in the Algarve atAlgarve Stadium. The last cross between the team from Trigoria and the Andalusians was last year with Fonseca on the bench, in the Europa League, round of 16, an unfortunate match for the Roma, lost 2-0. But the circumstances are now totally different, and Mou’s team wants to give continuity to the useful results obtained so far in the friendlies. Below are the formations and the match report:
The match report
ROME OFFICIAL (4-2-3-1) : 87 Fuzato, 19 Reynolds, 3 Ibanez, 24 Kumbulla, 61 Calafiori; 52 Bove, 55 Darboe; 31 Perez, 77 Mkhitaryan, 94 El Shaarawy, 21 Mayoral.
All. Jose Mourinho.
Available.: 63 Boer, 65 Tripi, 42 Diawara, 1 Rui Patricio, 2 Karsdorp, 23 Mancini, 6 Smalling 59 Zalewski, 22 Zaniolo, 7 Pellegrini, 9 Dzeko, 54 Ciervo.
UNAVAILABLE: Cristante (on vacation), Florenzi (on vacation), Villar (left knee first degree sprain), Veretout (right quadriceps problem).
IN DOUBT: –
SEVILLE OFFICIAL (3-5-2): 1 Dmitrovic; 16 Navas, 4 Rekik, 25 Fernando, 30 Angel; 6 Gudelj, 10 Rakitic, 14 Oscar Rodriguez; 7 Suso, 15 En-Nesyri, 5 Ocampos
All. Julen Lopetegui.
Available.: 2 Gnagnon, Munir, Rony Lopez, Juanmi, Javi Diaz, Juanlu, Alfondo, Ivan, Zarzama, 3 Pozo, 12 Koundé, 13 Bono, 17 Lamela, 13 Pérez, 20 Aspar, 22 Johansson, 25 Idriss, 29 Ortiz.
IV Man: Brasao
6′ – Very high blood pressure of Seville, with the Roma who loses a ball on his own trocar on the feet of Navas, who then chooses to return from his defense.
4′ – Another corner for the Seville with the Roma a little in trouble. Reynolds closes well on Oscar Rodriguez who was about to break through in the area.
3′ – Fused save your Ocampos! First chance of the race is for the Seville, with the Andalusian player coordinating from the left side of the area and freeing a right under the intersection, but the Giallorossi goalkeeper deflects for a corner.
2′– Seville forward with Navas who tries the long cross with the right, but the defense of Roma she is careful.
1′ – The first turn of the clock sees the Seville in possession of the ball, the Andalusians try to set from the rear.
1′ – ⏱ The match begins in Faro.
The pre game
Ore 18.00 – The Giallorossi take the field for a bit of warm-up.
Ore 17.42 – Even the Seville announces its official line-up.
Ore 17.35 – The Roma announces its official line-up.
Where to see it on TV
The match will be visible on Sky Sport One, Sky Football come on Roma+. The match will be played at 18.30 in Faro in the Algarve.