Italian Paper Talk: AS Roma, What Madness!

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Last minute goal opens the group up and qualification could be out of their hands…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Roma throw away chance of progressing in Champions League and now they face a huge crunch game against Manchester City.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Roma frozen: What a mockery.

– It ends 1-1 in Moscow. Francesco Totti opens the scoring, but CSKA salvage a draw in the 93rd minute.
– City shock Bayern (Aguero hat-trick). To qualify for the last 16, the match against the English at the Olimpico will be crucial.

– Buffon, Pogba and Tevez. Juve show their aces. The Bianconeri are in Malmo looking for a turning point to help with qualification and confirm the new formation. Allegri: We have everything to gain.

– Real in Basel for the fifth. Prandelli: Always trouble.

– Out of the nightmare after six months, Riccardo Montolivo returns to the pitch. Pippo Inzaghi will introduce him slowly.

– Roberto Mancini turns 50 tomorrow. “Dreams? Winning like I did 10 years ago.”


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Roma, what madness!
– Now it’s up to you.

– Victory over CSKA snatched away with 30 seconds left due to an unacceptable mistake: 1-1.
– Totti scores, but is angry later: “We can’t throw everything away like that.”
– Incredible comeback by City against Bayern: 3-2. It will be a thrilling finale in two weeks.

– Juve, let Carlos Tevez guide you. Bianconeri in Malmo.
– Massimiliano Allegri: “Carlitos goal and we’ll win”.

– “I, Roberto Mancini, will tell you about my 50 years. I regret the European Cup and the national team.”

– Dybala for Italy is possible: Antonio Conte is studying it.

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Carlos Tevez anti-freeze.
– Juve are in Malmo and are looking to the Argentinian to seal qualification to the last 16.
– Allegri: “Carlitos, score again.”
– The Apache: “If we beat the Swedes we’re 80 per cent there.”
– Funds for the transfer market also hang in the balance.

– Roma, what a mockery In the Moscow cold, Totti scores then CSKA draw level in injury time.
– City win and make qualification more difficult.

– Ventura: Fans, Toro can rise again with you.

– Inzaghi? Seedorf’s Milan were better.

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