After three unbeaten opening matches of the new season in Serie A, AS Roma made a strong comeback right at the Stadio Olimpico. Jose Mourinho’s army scored 7 unanswered goals against Empoli, who are at the bottom of the table.0.
Paulo Dybala was excellent, scoring from the penalty spot to open the scoring and taking down Empoli’s defense early in the second half to make it 4-0. New signing Romelu Lukaku also scored his first goal for Roma in a memorable night for Giallorossi fans.
Speaking after the match, coach Mourinho admitted he felt sorry for Empoli and praised Lukaku’s performance in his first start for Roma.
He said: “I feel sorry for Empoli, but this is football and sometimes that happens.”
Former Man Utd coach added: “Lukaku scoring doesn’t matter to me, Maybe it’s important to him. I care about the team, whether he scores or not doesn’t change anything for me.”
Tieu Lam | 22:27 September 18, 2023