Roma, with Leandro Paredes and Paulo Dybala, lost 2-1 to Hellas Verona from the start in their second Serie A match in Italy and have failed to add three this season.
After an impressive 2-2 draw with Salernitana at the Stadio Olimpico in the Italian capital, the team led by Portuguese José Mourinho played their first away game of the season and set off in search of their first win against Hellas Verona, which came as a surprise at this start. of the 2023/24 season, who had just beaten Empoli 1-0 on his debut away from home.
On the second day, the former Real Madrid technical director decided to make four modifications, among which the earnings of Argentine world champions Leandro Paredes and Paulo Dybala stand out. The former Boca has already spent 26 minutes against Salernitana, while Cordovan was not focused on this match and made his debut this season.
Opened the game at the stadium “Marcantonio Bentegodi” ‘jalloblu’ 4th minute of the game with the Slovak Ondrej Duda. Filippo Terracciano shot from mid-range, Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio rebounded and passed the ball to the 28-year-old midfielder, who scored the goal and made the score 1-0.
The Slovak international was the one to score the second goal for Marco Baroni’s side at 48, returning the ball in his own box. The former German Cologne came out on the counter and sent a counter-pass to Cyril Ngonga, who went solo against Rui Patricio, determined the far post and made it 2-0 in Verona.
Already in the second part, at 11, the Roman team made a discount through the Frenchman Houssem Aruar, who left for the Argentinean Leandro Paredes at the beginning of the squad. Lorenzo Pellegrini hit low from a croissant, the ball went up and was contested by goalkeeper Lorenzo Montipo and Andrea Belotti, the rebound fell on the Frenchman who headed in and scored his first goal of the season.
With this result, Roma have only one point in these two dates and still cannot win in Serie A yet. On the other hand, Hellas Verona surprises at the start of the season with two wins in two days, which takes the first place in the ranking. four tournaments.
In addition to the fall of the capital team, three more games were played this Saturday. First of all, Frosinone struck and beat Atalanta 2-1 at the Benito Stirpe Stadium. the goals were scored by the Dutch Abdou Harrui and Ilario Monterisi, while the goals from Bergamo were discounted by the Colombian Duvan Zapata.
For his part, he Monza beat Empoli 2-0 at the U-Power stadium with a double by Andrea Colpani. Argentinean Valentin Carboni entered the field three minutes before he became the author of the goal.
Apart from Hellas Verona, the other team that had the best result in these two matches is AC Milan, who beat Torino 4-1 at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium. with a brace from Frenchman Oliver Giroud and goals from American Christian Pulisic and Theo Hernandez, while Dutchman Perr Schurs made a discount for the Turin team. Argentines Luca Romero and Marco Pellegrino were on the bench. Rossoneri but they didn’t have minutes.