Take Zaniolo brought Roma victory over Porto in the Champions League

Roma won home match, inflicting Port’s first defeat in the Champions League.

Roma inflicted Porto’s first defeat in the Champions League, beating at home in the first leg of the 1/8 finals of the tournament.

The first half was rather boring for the audience and for the goalkeepers, who are left without work. To remember is that unless the time Dzeko before the break, when he took his opponent on the backswing and shot into the crossbar Casillas.

In the second half both teams came to life and the game looked much more fun.

The first sign from Roma sounded in the opening half, when Cristante left guardian and charged at goal – Casillas managed.

And in the middle of the second half Nicolo Zaniolo opened the account. After a canopy from the left flank the ball in the penalty took Dzeko, first touch, drove the sphere to right for a 19 year old winger. Zaniolo firing a shot into the far bottom corner and the ball was in the net.

The same pair created the second goal. Jacko dragged the ball almost to the penalty area the Port and decided to take a shot from distance: the scope got into the left post, then bounced to the opposite, and there alone again was Zaniolo, who scored with a shot into an empty corner.

After a few moments after the second goal from the penalty Zaniolo selection of the “wolves” won Tikino Soares, who scored the penalty on Adrian, but the powerful shot into the bottom corner reduced the deficit in the account and left Port the chances for the return match, which will be held in Portuguese estádio do dragão on 6 March.

Roma — Porto 2:1
Goals: Zaniolo, 70, 77 I, 79

Roma: Mirante Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov — Cristante, De Rossi — Zaniolo (Santon, 87), Pellegrini (Nzonzi, 83), El Shaarawy Of AC Milan (Kluivert, 90) — Jacko.

Port: Casillas — Militar, Felipe, Pepe, Telles Herrera, Danilo, Fernando (A. Pereira, 76), Otávio (Hernani, 84), Soares, Brahimi (Adrian, 68).

Warning: El Shaarawy — Herrera.

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