AS Roma supervisor Jose Mourinho was left in tears after guiding his facet to the Europa Conference League final on Thursday (May 5) and mentioned Europe’s third-tier competitors was like their Champions League.
A primary-half header from Tammy Abraham gave Roma a 1-0 win over Leicester City on the night time and a 2-1 victory on combination to ship them via to the inaugural Europa Conference League final on May 25, the place they’ll face Feyenoord.
“This is a giant club without the trophy room in relation to the social dimension of the club. So, this is not a trophy, it’s only the final but it means a lot for them,” mentioned Mourinho.
“Of course I have had bigger moments than this, but I am not feeling for myself, I am feeling for the people and my players. This for us, is our Champions League.”
Mourinho, who took over at Roma in May final yr, was in tears as he embraced his teaching employees after the win.
“I shed a tear because my emotion was for everyone who loves this club,” mentioned Mourinho, who has now reached 5 European finals with 4 totally different golf equipment, having received all his earlier ones with Porto, Inter Milan and Manchester United.
“I’ve had the fortune to play more prestigious finals than this one. But in terms of the way we’ve created a family atmosphere here, it makes me feel special.”
Roma, fifth in Serie A, journey to Fiorentina on Monday.
Source : channelnewsasia.com