Sun 14 February 2021 | 14:39

Fonseca content with Roma performance

Roma manager Paulo Fonseca praised his side’s performance in their 3-0 victory over Udinese and said he made a bet with Jordan Veretout on the number of his goals this season.


made quick work of


today thanks to

Jordan Veretout

’s brace in the first half.


added the third in stoppage time with a delightful strike.

“I am very satisfied. We started the game strong, scored two goals – three, one disallowed – and created more chances.

“In the second half, we controlled the tempo, kept a clean sheet and I think put in a great performance,”

the coach told DAZN


“It was important to press Rodrigo De Paul, as he is a very strong player who is a huge influence on Udinese, and we managed to neutralize him well, not allowing him the space to make the difference.”

Fonseca revealed he made a bet with Vertout at the beginning of the season.

“I have a bet with Veretout, as at the start of the season I said he needed to score at least 10 goals. He’s on nine now, so we joked about that when he came off.

“We prepared Veretout’s work with Bryan and Gonzalo Villar, as it was important to find Jordan in space with that type of movement from deep.”

source: SportMob

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