Roma became the front runner Series A Table when Stephan El Shaarawy fired the winner in stoppage time to get a. to secure 2-1 victory via Sassuolo on Sunday.
The Italian international leaned over the far post to rave about the Stadio Olimpico and maintain the perfect start for the Giallorossi under Jose Mourinho.
Bryan Cristante had previously given Roma the lead before Filip Djuricic equalized for Sassuolo. Rui Patricio produced a series of subtle stops to keep the lupi in before El Shaarawy looked overwhelming.
Rui Patricio 8; Karsdorp 6.5 (’88 Reynolds N / A), Mancini 6.5, Ibanez 6, Vina 5.5; Cristante 7, Veretout 5.5 (’74 Perez); Zaniolo 5.5 (’74 Shomurodov 6), Pellegrini 7.5, Mkhitaryan 6 (’70 El Shaarawy 7.5); Abraham 6
Player of the game: Rui Patricio
The Roma have been looking for a safe couple since Alisson’s departure in 2018 and seem to have finally found one with the Portuguese. The Wolverhampton Wanderers summer newcomers took two wonderful blocks to beat Sassuolo ahead of Roma’s winners and could be crucial to the Giallorossi’s ambitions.