(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 14 – “We have to thank the fans. We always have to give our all and even today we did it and this is a way to thank them. The fans deserve a trophy”. Jose Mourinho, speaking to Sky Sport, paid tribute to the over 60 thousand supporters who filled the Olimpico for the match against Venice. “This club is special with special people – added the Roma coach – We deserved to score the winning goal, but we did not succeed. Honor to Venice to whom I hope to return to Serie A next season”.
“Defensively we usually concede little, especially in the last three months – underlined Mourinho, referring to the goal collected in the first minute of play – After that there was a sufficient reaction to win, but it was not enough”. Venezia found themselves with one man down for an hour, “but playing against a team of 10 is not always an advantage. They all got behind, defending the goal …”.
Now Roma are expected from the Conference League final in Tirana, but “first there is the match in Turin (with Turin, ed).
We are playing at the limits of risk, but we have to keep running it for one more game. Then we will think about the final of the Conference “. (ANSA).