Roma beat Ludogorets 3-1 at home in their final Europa League Group C match. A game in which VAR played a huge part.
At the Estadio Olimpico, it was a battle for second place in Group C between Wolves Rome Duel with Ludogorets.
Roma who want to win. Try to move forward to pressurize the visiting team. But at the last moment they don’t send the ball out of the box. And block the opponent’s defensive line.
Turned out to be Ludogorets, who got more water in the 41st minute. Brazilian midfielder Cauli had a chance to cut the trigger. But the ball hit the post unfortunately UFABET
But a minute later, the visiting team from Bulgaria took a 1-0 lead, this time it was the ability of Rick, the Samba offensive line, dragging himself before pressing with a full right, the ball thrusted completely into the left corner.
In the second half.
The Giallorossi were awarded a penalty, Nicolo Zaniolo was fouled by Cicinho, before Lorenzo Pellegrini gave the team a 1-1 draw.
The home team scored another penalty in the 63rd minute, Nicolo Zaniolo dropped and was knocked down by Olivier Verdon. In which the visiting team protested a lot, but it didn’t work, Lorenzo Pellegrini killed again and didn’t miss to let the team take a 2-1 lead.
But in the 77th minute, Ludogorets equalized in a 2-2 draw, Matias Tissera shot a blocked shot into the substitute Nonato gun with a left through Rui Patricio into the net.
Problems arose however as Roma attempted to claim a foul was committed in the center of the pitch by the visiting team’s goal. In which the referee went to see the VAR screen on the side of the field. Before reclaiming the goal because Rick took his hand to hit Ebanez’s face seriously.
Becomes a 3-1 lead in the 85th minute. Nicolo Zaniolo drags himself apart before dropping a single shot through the goalkeeper.
The visiting team was left with 10 people in the 90th minute. When Olivier Verdong pulled Salefsky free kick before stepping on it again. The referee went to see VAR and came back to send the Benin defender off the pitch.
At the end of the game. Roma beat Ludogorets 3-1 to finish second in the group. And go into the play-offs against teams relegated from the Champions League.