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Mourinho and Pellegrini face off again: Roma sign Betis in the Europa League


Real Betis will face Roma at the Olympic Stadium this Thursday at 4pm as they look to keep top of Group C of the Europa League.

Chileans Manuel Pellegrini and Claudio Bravo’s Real Betis visit Portugal’s Jose Mourinho’s Rome It will be evaluated in the match that will be the first confrontation between both casts in the official match. Verdi Blancos leads the Europa League Group C with 6 points.

In a duel of distinct style with a common denominator of competitiveness and winning genes, the Romans, who punctured on day one against winning streak Betis and Bulgaria’s Ludogorets, will battle for the lead at the Olympics. Stadium, rematch next week against Benito It takes place in the Villamar√≠n.

The ‘Engineer’ Betis arrives in Rome perched at the top of the table, intending to improve his chances of direct qualifying and avoid an additional qualifying stage.

Meanwhile, the Italians, led by ‘Mou’, need a win if they don’t want to complicate their transition to the next stage of the competition and fall back into the conference league where they are currently champions.

The ‘Donkeys’ arrive on a high note after finishing fifth in Serie A with an away win over Inter Milan. The Portuguese strategist has his entire team available, with the exception of his Georgino Wijnaldum (long-term injured) and Rick Karsdop in the Netherlands, along with the Argentinian suspects. Paulo Dybala ended in displeasure with Intel.

‘Don Peret’ has recovered French right-back Yussouf Savary from missing out on Ludogorets, Girona and Celta, but he could have done more with his right-handed defense. Grown lane player Aitor Ruibal.

Pellegrini’s usual rotation would start goal with compatriot Claudio Bravo in place of Portugal’s Luis Silva, but Argentina’s German Pezzella and Brazil’s Luis Felipe Ramos could form the defensive axis. His expulsion against Celta.

The Vigo loss left us with lessons such as the risk of a ‘break’, so focus and defensive structure adjustments will be key as Betis want to build a game out of high pressure, recovery, possession and touch. .

Expected line-up:

AS Roma: Rui Patricio; Mancini, Smalling, Ibanez. Celik, Cristante, Matic, Spinazzola. Pellegrini, Zaniolo (Dybala), Abraham.

Real Betis: Bravo; Ruivar, Luis Felipe, Pezzera and Alex Moreno. Rodriguez, William Carvalho. Canales, Fekir, Joaquin, William Jose.

Source: Biobiochile



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