☆ Losing 3-0 to Roma is third straight defeat for Chelsea in Italy
☆ It could have been 4-0 win for Roma as Perotti missed an open net opportunity
El Shaarawy rifled in two first-half goals — the first after not as much as a moment and the second nine minutes previously the break — with Argentine Diego Perotti including a third 63 minutes.
A moment win in four diversions draws the Romans nearer to the last-16, impeding Chelsea who had been wanting to seal a spot in the knockout rounds with two recreations to go. Eusebio Di Francesco’s side now have eight focuses from four diversions, one point in front of Chelsea, with Atletico Madrid third on three focuses in the wake of being held 1-1 by Qarabag.
Conte’s Chelsea were a sad remnant of the group that played at Stamford Bridge not long ago. French midfielder N’Golo Kante, who has recently come back from hamstring damage, was forgotten by Conte, alongside Nigerian Victor Moses as Greek safeguard Kostas Manolas began on the seat for Roma.
El Shaarawy and Perotti went down Edin Dzeko in the Roma assault with Chelsea relying on the trident of Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morato and Pedro. After an opening burst the hosts were ahead after only 38 seconds when Dzeko gestured down and El Shaarawy impacted into the back of the net past a dazed Thibaut Courtois. Peril — who scored a prop in the primary leg alongside Dzeko — was ubiquitous ahead of schedule for Chelsea with Alisson sparing twice at the close post, Alvaro Morata likewise missing an open door before objective for the English champions.
Be that as it may, subsequent to going close a moment time, El Shaarawy got through again on 36 minutes following a long ball from Radja Nainggolan. A Tiemoue Bakayoko header looked risky however Alisson jumped to clear four minutes previously the break. Perotti got the third after the break following a Cesc Fabregas mistake in midfield to heap the weight on Chelsea, who could express gratitude toward Belgian manager Courtois for pulling off some key recoveries including a burning Manolas header.
Also, Argentine Perotti could have made it 4 after 0 minutes as unmarked he let go over a void net. Fabregas fell off halfway during that time half with Danny Drinkwater getting his Champions League make a big appearance. Be that as it may, it was all Roma, as Nainggolan was kept out by Courtois, alongside a Dzeko header from the subsequent corner.
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