Thursday April 29 2021
Cristante: 'Roma have to take chance'

Bryan Cristante warns Roma ‘play all season to reach’ the Europa League semi-final with Manchester United. ‘We have to take our chance.’

The first leg kicks off at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“We have to give our all. We play all season to reach this stage of the competition and get the chance to play in Manchester, so we have to take our chance.”

Cristante was asked how coach Paulo Fonseca got his team ready for the big match.

“We all know the importance of the game, the coach didn’t need to say much to fire us up.”

Cristante also spoke to Roma TV.

“It’s a difficult game against a very strong team, but we prepared it well. We studied the opponents, now we’ll do our talking on the pitch.”