Tammy Abraham’s header in the 11th minute was enough for Roma to beat Leicester City 1-0, 2-1 on aggregate, and book a place in the Europa League conference.
The first leg, which was held at King Power Stadium last week, ended in a 1-1 draw, making the return leg an exciting match to watch.
Playing in their Olympic Stadium to the backdrop of 64,000 cheering fans, the hosts got off to a perfect start and were rewarded with an early goal as the England international netted his 25th goal of the season, which will be decisive for both the night and victory. in the tie.
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Although Brendan Rodgers’ side pressed the hosts for extended periods, they did not threaten enough and struggled to create clear chances.
The Foxes didn’t take a shot on target until the 79th minute when James Madison’s shot was easily saved.
On the other end of the field, Roma continued to advance and almost scored the second goal but Nikola Zalowski missed a clear opportunity.
In the end, Roma went on to qualify for their first-ever European final, where they will now face Dutch side Feyenoord in Tirana on May 25.