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Bryan Cristante’s aim fingers Roma slender win over Salernitana | Soccer Information – Instances of India

SALERNO: A primary-half strike by midfielder Bryan Cristante helped AS Roma seize a 1-0 win at Salernitana of their Serie A opener on Sunday, whereas ahead Paulo Dybala dissatisfied followers as he failed to seek out the again of the online on his debut.
After two good possibilities for Roma by winger Nicolo Zaniolo, and a detailed try by Salernitana striker Federico Bonazzoli, Jose Mourinho’s males lastly took the lead within the thirty third minute.
Cristante fired a low shot from outdoors the crowded field to place Roma forward because the ball bounced off the pitch twice earlier than it landed in backside proper nook.
“It’s the first game of the season, we know it’s always a tricky one,” Roma defender Gianluca Mancini informed DAZN.
“We held up well, we just missed those two extra goals. I’m not saying we risked (losing), but there was certainly (some) danger because they could have equalised with a corner kick or a through ball.
“Let’s hope that subsequent time we’ll throw it in additional.”
Roma’s new signing Dybala came close to doubling their lead before the break but his strike hit the right post. Earlier, the Argentine international fired a free kick both above the wall but also narrowly above the crossbar.
The 28-year-old continued his search for goal after the halftime as he hit the ball from a tight angle on the edge of the six-yard box, sending it just off the right post.
Roma squandered another chance in the 67th minute but Zaniolo could only find the side-netting with another of his attempts.
Substitute Georginio Wijnaldum was even closer than Dybala to scoring on his Roma debut as he found the net after receiving a neat pass from Dybala in the 86th minute, but the referee disallowed his effort for offside.
“I favored the whole lot,” Mourinho told a news conference.
“Clearly, I might’ve been happier to win 3-0 or 4-0, however I favored seeing the group that did not rating the objectives it ought to have (scored), but nonetheless had the maturity to manage the scenario.”
Salernitana, who narrowly prevented being relegated final season, journey to Udinese on Saturday. Roma host newly-promoted Cremonese on Aug. 22.



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