45 minutes: The ball penetrated Feyenoord’s Reiss Nelson on the edge of the Roma penalty area and pulled the trigger. Lorenzo Pellegrini is back in the block.
43 minutes: Rome corner. Pellegrini sends the ball to the near post, where Cristante tries to get a flick. misses the ball and Feyenoord upfield disintegration. Rome returns to the defense in numbers.
40 minutes: Roy Patriko saves a shot from distance from Feyenoord’s Orkum Kokcu, as the Dutch Dessers striker falls injured on the edge of the penalty area. will live.
37 minutes: Excellent defense from Smalling, who tracks down the Cyriel Dessers and knocks out Feyenoord striker. There was minor disagreement in the wake of his challenge, and Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini was booked for injuring his beak as referee Istvan Kovacs feels he is not wanted.
36 minutes: Roma wins a corner kick. Lorenzo Pellegrini sends the ball to Feyenoord The penalty area, where Chris Smalling turns his head. It’s easy for Dutch club goalkeeper Justin Bello.
Lead gypsy! Niccolo Zaniolo fired them up front, sending in a superb cross after Gernot Trauner mistook the ball from the left and side-footed home over the forward left-footed goalkeeper.
29 minutes: Feyenoord Progressing. Cyriel Dessers’ shot from distance takes a swerve and spins in the air and is collected by Roma goalkeeper Rui Patricio before bouncing off the post.
27 minutes: Lorenzo Pellegrini sends a free kick out of the way, runs into the Feyenoord area but the ball goes straight into Justin Bigelow’s gloves. As thought, this opening Europa Conference League The final certainly isn’t shaping up to be one of Europe’s greatest.
26 minutes: Feyenoord Center back Gernot Trauner has been penalized and booked for a cynical challenge to Tammy Abraham as he walked on the England player’s foot to end his on-court race.
25 minutes: Pelllegrini tries to pick out Zaniolo who fell into Feyenoord The penalty area, but he crossed his passes. The ball rolls to the feet of Feyenoord goalkeeper Justin Bigelow.
23 minutes: Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo was dropped on the halfway line and his team won a free kick.
21 minutes: Roughly a quarter of the way through the 90 minutes and this game is still as tight as a drum. Neither side has had a good chance or a shot on target yet.
17 minutes: Roma substitution: After struggling to be fit for this match, Henrikh Mkhitaryan sat on the floor with his hands on his knees and shaking his head. He’s done the night and come out looking pretty miserable. He is replaced by Sergio Oliveira. Bad luck, Henrik.
15 minutes: Pellegrini runs forward for Roma, extending diagonally from the left flank towards the midfield. Trying to catch Lorenzo Pellegrini with a ball in the back Feyenoord defense but was intercepted.
13 minutes: Feyenoord He won a throw-in near the corner flag deep in the territory of Rome. Nothing comes of it.
11 minutes: No chance for either team to report yet and on the balance of play so far you might say Feyenoord Do you have little bit The best of it.
9 minutes: Good work by Luis Sinistera from Feyenoord (a variant of Latin for left hand) below the left flank. However, his delivery is poor, and his cross goes straight to Bijlow’s gauntlets in the nearby location.
8 minutes: A cross from Roma sent in by Rick Karsdorp from the right is Suss too high for Lorenzo Pellegrino, who fired smartly from midfield. Feyenoord Clear.
5 minutes: He played his first game since early March after missing out due to a foot injury, Feyenoord Goalkeeper Justin Bigelow receives a back pass and hits the ball in the opposite direction. Falls on the head of the gypsy.
4 minutes: Smalling delivers a second entry throw in quick succession at depth Rome province. Nothing comes of it.
3 minutes: To the left of the three Roma defense, Chris Smalling wins a deep through pass at the expense of Cyril Dessuers and leads him down the field. He goes out for a throw-in near the center line.
2 minutes: No one is spared or left-handed in these very early stages as the two teams fight for the ball.
1 minute: Feyenoord Players roll, wearing gray T-shirts, yellow shorts, and yellow socks. Roma players wear red shirts, shorts and socks.
Not long now: Referee Istvan Kovacs and his team of match officials lead the players of both teams onto the pitch in Tirana and lose before the final formalities before the match. The stadium is filled with a capacity of 22,000 spectators. One suspected that these aspects could have filled in four or five times more easily.
Up for grabs! Whoever wins tonight’s final will get a place in the Europa League next season. But what is this? Neither of them need to because both have already qualified for the competition thanks to their final placement in their respective domestic leagues.
Roma finished sixth in Serie A, while Feyenoord He finished third in the Dutch league. However, there is a big imminent bright bet of €4.25 million to play in tonight’s final.
Rome: Rui Patricio, Smalling, Ibanez, Mancini, Cristante, Karsdorp, Mkhitaryan, Pellegrini, Zalowsky, Zaniolo, Abraham.
Subs: Fina, Perez, Shumorodov, Maitland-Niles, Veritot, Cumbula, Sergio Oliveira, Spinazzola, Buff, Avena Gyan, Fozzato, El Shaarawy.
Feyenoord: Bello, Gertrude, Trauner, Senesi, Malacia, Orsness, Coco, Nelson, Tell, Sinistra, Desires.
Subs: Pedersen, Hendricks, Jahanbakhsh, Linsen, Sandler, Kojokaru, Marciano, Wallimark, Hendrix, Tornstra, Janssen, Hall.
Arne Slot speaks: “His resume makes you wary of his team,” Sloot said of his counterpart. “He is known for winning many finals. But we have to focus mainly on his team and the different tactics and ways they play. We shouldn’t pay too much attention to the fact that he has an impressive track record in finals.”
Jose Mourinho speaks: “If I win I will be the first to win all European titles, but that is only if I win,” the Roma coach said before tonight’s match. “When you get to the final after a season of work, the work is over. It’s the team’s moment, not the individual’s moment.
“I don’t believe in potions, I don’t believe in magic spells. There’s nothing special to do, just be us as a team. Knowing the qualities we have, knowing our limitations. For me, no matter how the final ends, this is a positive season for me. for us “.
Tonight’s match referees
- to rule: Istvan Kovacs
- Assistant Referees: Vasili Marinescu and Ovidiu Artin
- Fourth ruling: Sandro evil
- Video assistant referee: Marco Fritz
Early team news…
Along with Chris Smalling in Roma’s defence, Tammy Abraham looks set to provide English representation in this final, as he spearheaded the Italian side’s attack after scoring 28 goals in all competitions during a successful first season for the club.
Behind him, Nicolo Zaniolo could start in midfield after playing in the last 14 minutes of Roma’s 3-0 win over Torino on Friday after recovering from a muscle injury. Elsewhere in Roma’s midfield, Brian Cristante could start in place of Jordan Veretot. Henrikh Mkhitaryan is also available for selection after recovering from the hamstring injury he suffered against Leicester.
The England flag is also raised, Reiss Nelson is likely to line up Feyenoord At the end of his season with the Dutch club on loan from Arsenal. Feyenoord goalkeeper Justin Bello has just returned to training after picking up an injury since March and will likely have to secure a place on the bench, with substitute Ophir Marciano on visa. On loan from Genk, Cyril Desires is the top scorer in the competition with 10 goals and will play up front for the Dutch national team.
The Albanian city of Tirana is the opening location Europa Conference League The final, to be contested by Roma and Feyenoord. After welcoming some skepticism and a bit of sarcasm upon its launch, the competition has already proven to be a success.
Tonight’s finalists have played 36 games between them in the competition so far, and tonight either Jose Mourinho or the lesser-known Arn Sloot will mastermind their team’s first-ever final victory. Kick-off at the 22,000-seat Arena Kombëtare is at 8pm (GMT) but stay tuned for the time being for team news and updates.
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