Author: Aleksandar Golubović
The Roma players did not justify the favored role against Genoa, they only played 0: 0 at home in the match of the 24th round of the Italian Serie A.
Genoa was the first threat, because in the 14th minute, Caleb Ecuban fired a great header, but his shot was blocked by the expert Rui Patricio.
At the end of the half, Roma had another half chance, while Henrik Mkhtarian dominated the home team, which was by far the biggest danger for the Ligurian team.
Chris Smalling had his first chance at the goal in the 55th minute, but his shot hit the bar.
In the 66th minute, Tammy Abraham fired, but his shot was blocked. A few minutes later, Stefan El Shaarawy fired a free kick over the bar.
Earlier, Ostigard won an exclusion after an illegal start, which increased Roma’s chance to come to a difficult victory.
Roma shook the visitors’ net from the end of the match with a goal from Nikola Zaniol, but it was canceled, so the “Vucica” striker was ruled out after the objection, and it has been clear since then. that the guest will have to be. a hard time winning.
This happened in extra time and even then it was clear that Roma would not win, so they missed the chance to equalize with Juventus.
On the other hand, Genoa have reached the second consecutive round under new coach Alexander Blesin and a great struggle for survival awaits them until the end of the season.