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Alejandro Gomez admits it will be “very hard” for Atalanta to reach Europe ahead of Inter and Milan but “we believe”.
Federico Chiesa is aiming to “reach the Europa League” at Fiorentina and win the European Under-21 Championships with Italy.
Maurizio Sarri warned Napoli “cannot have strong ambitions” if they keep dropping leads against Empoli, but blamed the fixture list for Roma’s troubles.
Luciano Spalletti insists Roma “had the performance I wanted to see” against Lyon and must remember that when hosting Sassuolo.
Lyon supporters have denounced the Roman police, who maintain their actions were “rigorous” but not abusive.
Roma President James Pallotta “will definitely meet” Luciano Spalletti, and was “proud” of the Lyon performance.
Olympique Lyonnais Coach Bruno Genesio concedes “Roma were one of the strongest teams in the Europa League, but the first leg was decisive.”
Mathieu Valbuena praised the “remarkable mentality” as Lyon held on to qualify past Roma 5-4 on aggregate in the Europa League.
Luciano Spalletti believes Roma “deserved to go through” to the Europa League quarter-finals after losing 5-4 on aggregate to Lyon.
Radja Nainggolan felt Roma “gave everything we had and proved we are a strong side,” but have bitter regrets after the first leg against Lyon.
Stephan El Shaarawy admits Roma “real regrets are from the first leg” after they beat Lyon 2-1, but went out of the Europa League 5-4 on aggregate.
Roma beat Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 and had a goal incorrectly disallowed, but the French side went through to the Europa League quarter-final 5-4 on aggregate.
Kostas Manolas is “convinced we won’t make the same mistakes and we know anything is possible” as Roma host Lyon in the Europa League.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s Europa League decider, as Roma try to fight back from a 4-2 defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.
Roma director Ricky Massara wants the fans to “hopefully push us towards a comeback that we firmly believe in” against Lyon.
Roma need to overturn a 4-2 first leg deficit against Olympique Lyonnais if they are to reach the Europa League quarter-finals and adopt a 3-4-2-1 system.
Christophe Jallet calls for “prudence and humility” as Lyon look to “finish the job” against Roma.
Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas is expecting “an incredible game” against Roma tonight.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson trusts they can turn the Europa League tie with Olympique Lyonnais around. “Trailing could help us psychologically.”
Maxime Gonalons warns Lyon “don’t know how to sit back and defend a result,” so they’ll take the game to Roma in the Europa League.
Lyon Coach Bruno Genesio insists Roma “are among the favourites to win the Europa League and there are another 90 minutes to play.”
Roma have named their squad for tomorrow’s Europa League clash with Olympique Lyonnais, including Diego Perotti and Bruno Peres.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti insists his side have a “60 per cent chance of going through” against Lyon.
Edin Dzeko sounds a rallying cry to his Roma teammates ahead of Lyon - “they say we’re a strong team, we have to prove it”.
Luciano Spalletti acknowledges Roma “can’t afford any more errors of judgement” against Lyon tomorrow.
Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Corentin Tolisso believes that 'Juventus are on another level' to opponents Roma.
Olympique Lyonnais have no injury concerns after naming their squad to face Roma in the Europa League.
Bruno Peres’ agent doesn’t know if the Roma man can face Lyon but “if he can, he definitely will”.
Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes believes the French side “have to score” against Roma on Thursday.
Bruno Peres is a serious doubt for Roma’s return leg with Lyon, as he picked up a thigh strain against Palermo.
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