The Rome de Mourinho is already in the quarterfinals of the europa league after knowing how to suffer before a Real society without hitting, to make good the 2-0 of the first leg. the european dream txuri-urdin It ended after they were not able to open the can in a match in which they were superior, in which they had all kinds of colors to not only win, but to turn the tie around, but in which their heads trembled. legs when it comes to putting the ball into the goal.
Real was looking for a comeback before its people that seemed more than complicated, but not impossible. imanol He had appealed to his fans to be able to experience a historic night in Anoeta, but it was not enough to turn the tie against the Italians around.
the txuri-urdin with an eleven more than offensive. Without illarra and without Kubo, regarding the going, but with Brais and Oyarzabal. Even so, it was difficult for them to establish themselves on the pitch, where a Roma that knew what they had to play at to prevent something relevant from happening was better planted.
But as the minutes went by, Real took a step forward, which needed to find itself in the final meters, where they collided with the defensive network of mou. When the people from San Sebastián were at their best, what could have been a final blow came, right in the discount of the first half. At the exit of a corner Smalling he introduced the ball into the bottom of the goal with his arm, so the VAR annulled it.
After the break came what could hook the locals to the tie. Sorloth he found himself alone before an aerial ball and, despite having time to react and put it where he wanted, he sent it up. She served for the team to take a step forward and close in Rui Patricio’s area, but they did not have their day facing goal.
Who best evidenced it was Oyarzabal, that the clearest of the party failed. The goalkeeper stopped a shot from point-blank range and the rebound crashed into the crossbar, to bounce over the same goal line, without going over it. Without him in the field, he forgave Zubimendi, who came in like a plane to pitch over the crossbar.
It was the last of a team that ended up giving up given the impossibility of scoring a goal that would allow them to continue dreaming that a comeback was possible. With the Rome locked up and without giving up a hole through which to filter the ball, the game ended up dying and, with it, the European adventure of Real. Mourinho’s men, for their part, continue steadily in search of a new title.