Simone Perrotta admits Roma like to do things the hard way, but he is not handing out blame to Kevin Strootman or Morgan De Sanctis.
Morgan De Sanctis cannot be held responsible for Roma’s late equaliser conceded at CSKA Moscow, says former goalkeeper Paolo Conti.
Matheus Doria could be on his way to Italy, after being frozen out at Marseille if reports are to be believed.
Giovanni Trapattoni has praised Roma Coach Rudi Garcia but warns the Frenchman that he shouldn’t have promised the Scudetto.
Stevan Jovetic admits Manchester City watched CSKA Moscow-Roma and “celebrated a great deal.”
Director Mauro Baldissoni said Roma “mustn’t make a drama” out of their Champions League predicament.
Roma will qualify for the Champions League knockouts if they beat Manchester City, but a draw has to be 0-0.
Unfortunately for Roma, Manchester City beat 10-man Bayern Munich 3-2 with a Sergio Aguero hat-trick after Mehdi Benatia was sent off.
CSKA Moscow players Vasili Berezutski and Alan Dzagoev believe they deserved a point “and more” against Roma.
CSKA Moscow Coach Leonid Slutski praised his team for showing “skill and character” to hold Roma.
Roma captain Francesco Totti said CSKA Moscow’s last-second equaliser was “like getting punched by Mike Tyson.”
Morgan De Sanctis blamed Roma’s midfield and defence for allowing a last-gasp CSKA Moscow equaliser.
Rudi Garcia insists Roma’s Champions League “destiny is still in our hands” after a disappointing 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow.
Alessandro Florenzi said Roma “basically deserved” to drop two points at CSKA Moscow after going too deep.
Francesco Totti’s fierce free kick was not enough for Roma in Moscow, as CSKA scored with the last kick for a 1-1 draw.
Miralem Pjanic confirms he received “many offers, but I am interested only in Roma. I am happy here.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni is surprised they could secure Champions League qualification a round early.
Alessandro Florenzi starts at right-back for Roma against CSKA Moscow, whilst Adem Ljajic is picked ahead of Miralem Pjanic.
Following the return of Serie A after an international break Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 12.
The Lega Serie A have banned Atalanta’s Richmond Boakye for two games, and handed one game suspensions to five others.