Roma fell behind when the game had only been running for 50 seconds. David Okereke managed to score through his header, following Mattia Aramu’s cross.
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This makes Roma work hard to equalize. They almost did it in the 16th minute. However, Andrea Soncin’s attack was wide.
The hosts continued to attack. In the 28th minute, Tammy Abraham managed to penetrate the Venezia defense. Unfortunately, the ball can still be pushed over by Venezia goalkeeper, Niki Maenpaa.
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Disastrous for Venice, their players were reduced in the 32nd minute. Sofian Kiyine made a hard foul, so the referee gave him a straight red card and was sent off.
However, the advantage of the number of players can not be maximized by Rome. They had a chance in the 44th minute. However, Carles Perez’s free kick was blocked by Maenpaa and the first half ended with the score 0-1.
Entering the second half, Rome again continued the pressure. It’s just that, a number of opportunities that have not been able to be resolved properly by Jose Mourinho’s troops.
In the 52nd minute, Roma got a chance. Bryan Cristante fired hard into the opponent’s goal. However, his efforts still hit the post.