Match start: 19:45 (GMT+1)
In the first match Di Francesco’s team has decided to put pressure high and also to locate the line of the defense near the midfield.
Tactics has appeared to be a dead-end road as the inconsistency of actions of defenders often led to the fact that Salah, Firmino and Mané appeared to be left in the majority in a final third of the field. As a result, the Egyptian and the Brazilian have scored two goals each and two key passes.
Roma continues to fight for the place into the next season Champions League tournament. Therefore at the weekend Roma was the only of the semifinalists that couldn’t use rotation at the championship match. In the match against Chievo (4:1) Džeko (2), Schick and Stephan Kareem el-Shaarawy have scored the goals.
Diego Perotti is still healing his trauma and participation of Kevin Strootman is up in the air.
Jurgen Klopp’s team has once again lost points with the underdog of EPL. This time the Reds haven’t managed to win over Stoke City (0:0).
72% of ball possession and 20 kicks weren’t transformed into goals because the football players of Liverpool got on target only in every tenth case. As a result, from the fourth place and from Tottenham which occupies it, the distance is now only 4 points and Mohamed Salah hasn’t managed to prolong his productive series in fighting for the Gold Boot.
17 goals in 8 last away matches were spent by Liverpool. The only goalless match was the match against Everton (0:0) which took place after the meeting against Manchester City in frames of the Champions League.
Roma to win 2.50 Draw – 4.10 Liverpool to win 2.65
Di Francesco’s team needs to attack and rely on standards. Actually, this tactics has brought success to the Wolves in the match with Catalans. But unlike Barcelona, the Reds won’t refuse from sharpness in the front to please the defense and for certain will punish the rival by several productive attacks.