September 21, 2023 – Spanish News Agency (c)
AS Roma kicked off their European campaign with a 2-1 victory over Moldovan hosts, Sheriff Tiraspol, on Thursday evening in Group Seven of the competition.
At the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena, the Italian side took the lead through Leandro Paridis in the 45th minute.
In the early stages of the second half, the home team equalized with a goal from Cristian Toufar in the 57th minute.
Just ten minutes later, AS Roma regained the lead thanks to Romelu Lukaku, who found the net in the 65th minute.
In another match within the same group, Czech team Slavia Prague secured a clean sheet victory over Swiss side Servette with a score of 2-0. Goals were scored by Lucas Masopust in the 32nd minute and Ejiogu Ojibwa in the 59th minute.
AS Roma’s journey in the European competition began on a positive note as they clinched a 2-1 victory against their Moldovan opponents, Sheriff Tiraspol. The match, held at the Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena, witnessed a thrilling contest between the two teams.
AS Roma Takes the Lead
The first half of the match remained goalless until the 45th minute when Leandro Paridis, representing the Italian side, found the back of the net, giving AS Roma a crucial lead in the game.
Sheriff Tiraspol Strikes Back
After the break, Sheriff Tiraspol swiftly responded with Cristian Toufar scoring in the 57th minute, leveling the score and injecting fresh energy into the match.
Lukaku Seals Victory
AS Roma, determined to secure the win, didn’t let the equalizer deter them. In the 65th minute, Romelu Lukaku displayed his striking prowess, putting AS Roma ahead once more and ultimately sealing the victory.
Slavia Prague’s Dominant Performance
In another fixture within the same group, Slavia Prague, the Czech representatives, showed their dominance by defeating Swiss side Servette with a clean sheet. The goals for Slavia Prague were scored by Lucas Masopust in the 32nd minute and Ejiogu Ojibwa in the 59th minute.
AS Roma’s successful start to the European campaign has set the stage for an exciting journey ahead. With key players like Romelu Lukaku leading the charge, the team aims to continue their winning streak in Group Seven.
AS Roma’s victory over Sheriff Tiraspol marks a promising beginning in the European competition. The team’s performance, especially that of Lukaku, promises an exciting season ahead for fans and supporters.