‘Roma Play Too Slow’

'Roma Play Too Slow'

Milan – AS Roma Allenatore, Rudi Garcia, criticized his team’s performance when they lost to AC Milan. Rome judged too slow play and wasted time.

A visit to the San Siro on Sunday (10/05/2015) pm dawn, Rome home with a 1-2 defeat. 0-2 until the second half, Roma finally can only reply to one goal by Francesco Totti penalty.

Rome actually started the game well and took the initiative to attack from the kick-off. They even had a good chance in the 17th minute when a header from Kostas Manolas just hit the goalposts.

But after the game tempo Roma is decreasing. The visitors also conceded through a quick counterattack after Miralem Pjanic lost the ball in the middle of the field. Excellence Milan then increased in the second half through a header from Mattia Destro in the 59th minute.

Rome attempts to score new to fruition in the 73rd minute through a penalty Totti. However, Roma remained unable to complete the comeback and lost 1-2 to Milan.

“The problem is I see my players did complain to the referee because they wanted an additional 30 seconds of injury time. The reality is we wasted an hour of the match,” said Garcia told Sky Sport Italia.

“We started well for the first 10-15 minutes and the pole, but after that we were down to the tempo that is too slow for this important match,” he continued.

“Squad did not seem to understand that if we lowered the tempo and showed no hunger for this last matches, we will facilitate an opponent. We have to play in a higher tempo to get three points in the next game.”

“In any case I have to make the squad to react, because they may not realize that we only have three matches left and have to get results now. How? It was just me and the squad is allowed to know,” he said.

With this defeat, the position of Roma in second place standings threatened shifted by Lazio. Roma is in second place with 64 points could be overtaken by Lazio are just one point behind and will play against Inter Milan on Monday (11/05/2015) pm dawn.