Defeat. Worse. How to waste any scudetto hopes in between December and January every year. Hard to swallow.
If drawing against Genoa, Chievo, Sassuolo was not enough, here’s Atalanta coming to take 3 points away on our soil. Roma were in the clouds especially in defense in the first half; in second half Atalanta went down to 10 men, but even withan extra man did not make a comeback.
You could say that Roma were a bit unlucky at times but have to admit, it was not enough. Atalanta just showed more hunger, more character and were better organised. And cannot blame the absence of Nainggolan and De Rossi. Roma did not make any better even with them on the pitch. So, lots to sort out by Eusebio Di Francesco during the holidays. Out of the Italian Cup with titles hopes now near zero. Champions League here we come!