Lyon name full squad for Roma
Olympique Lyonnais have no injury concerns after naming their squad to face Roma in the Europa League.
Agent: ‘Peres will play if he can’
Bruno Peres’ agent doesn’t know if the Roma man can face Lyon but “if he can, he definitely will”.
Lopes: ‘Lyon have to score’
Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes believes the French side “have to score” against Roma on Thursday.
Peres to miss Roma-Lyon?
Bruno Peres is a serious doubt for Roma’s return leg with Lyon, as he picked up a thigh strain against Palermo.
Roma ultras boycott Lyon
Roma’s ultras confirm they’ll boycott the Lyon game - “our presence isn’t linked to the importance of the match”.
Spalletti: 'Roma stuck in the mud'
Luciano Spalletti admits Roma have “one tyre stuck in the mud and I am at the wheel,” but they can emerge from their sticky situation against Palermo.
Pallotta: 'I wouldn't criticise Spalletti'
James Pallotta spoke to Roma Radio to clarify he was “not criticising” Luciano Spalletti and Walter Sabatini, but made not dissimilar points.
Pallotta blasts Roma and Spalletti
Roma President James Pallotta bitterly criticised Coach Luciano Spalletti and his directors. “We didn’t make the right choices on who to keep and who not to keep.”
Badelj: 'Teammates too slack'
Milan Badlej reveals controversial thoughts on his Fiorentina teammates, who 'ease up', leaving the side 'in trouble'.
Massara: 'Critical moment for Roma'
Roma director Ricky Massara concedes they are in “the first really critical moment of the season” after losing 4-2 to Lyon in the Europa League.
Tolisso: 'Lyon tactical changes key'
Corentin Tolisso confirms the half-time team talk and tactical adjustments were decisive as Lyon fought back to beat Roma 4-2.
Spalletti: 'When Roma go wrong...'
Luciano Spalletti admits Roma have issues after a 4-2 Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais. “When things go wrong, we don’t have the character to fight back.”
Fazio: 'It's not over yet'
Federico Fazio believes Roma “have to be optimistic, as nothing is lost” after their 4-2 first leg Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.
Lacazette: 'This is Lyon's level'
Alexandre Lacazette believes Lyon “proved ourselves” by fighting back to beat Roma 4-2, but “need to improve our defending.”
Juan Jesus: 'Roma lost concentration'
Juan Jesus admits Roma “didn’t manage” to keep their concentration in a 4-2 Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.
EL: Roma crumble in Lyon thriller
Roma recovered from a poor start to lead 2-1 at half-time, but crumbled after the break for a 4-2 defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.
Alisson: 'Roma mentality crucial'
Alisson warns Roma “need the right mentality” in tonight’s Europa League clash with Olympique Lyonnais.
Gandini: 'Spalletti? Results count'
Roma director Umberto Gandini won’t talk about Luciano Spalletti’s future, but “we know how much results count in football.”
Roma go with Mohamed Salah, Radja Nainggolan and Edin Dzeko against Olympique Lyonnais with Alexandre Lacazette and Mathieu Valbuena in the Europa League.
Liveblog: Olympique Lyonnais v Roma
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Europa League clash between Olympique Lyonnais and Roma.
Salah or Perotti in Lyon?
Roma must choose between Mohamed Salah and Diego Perotti in a 3-4-2-1 formation against Lyon in the Europa League tonight.
Juventus scout Tolisso tonight?
It’s reported Juventus scouts will be in attendance at tonight’s Lyon-Roma game in the Europa League.
Garcia: ‘France should see Totti’
Former Roma Coach Rudi Garcia hopes French fans get to see Francesco Totti against Lyon tonight.
Ghezzal: ‘Totti an inspiration’
Lyon’s Rachid Ghezzal admits it’s “impossible not to be inspired” by Roma captain Francesco Totti.
Montella: ‘No issue with Berlusconi’
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella denies a rift with President Silvio Berlusconi - “talking to him is pleasant”.
Nainggolan: ‘Roma still in the running’
Radja Nainggolan points out Roma “haven’t thrown everything away” after two defeats in a row.
Spalletti: ‘Lyon have quality’
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti expects a “difficult game” against Lyon as “the level of the French League has increased”.
Lacazette: ‘Dzeko a top striker’
Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette describes Roma’s Edin Dzeko as “one of the top strikers”.
Genesio: ‘Lyon can hurt Roma’
Lyon Coach Bruno Genesio admits playing Roma is “a difficult draw” but “we want to cause them problems”.
Dzeko: 'EL goals motivate me'
Roma striker Edin Dzeko reveals that scoring in the Europa league ‘motivates him’ as he has achieved ‘something big’.
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