Francesco Totti Believes Roma Can Reignite Serie A Title Race With Juventus Win
Francesco Totti is certain that Roma can narrow the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus and salvage their wavering title challenge.
The Giallorossi captain believes the club can get back the lost ground on protecting champions Juventus and blow the title race open once again
The Giallorossi, who last won the Scudetto in 2001, happen to be victorious in one of their last seven league matches that has seen them fall nine points adrift on the table-topping Bianconeri.
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On Monday, at 20:45CET, Roma and Juve goes mind-to-mind in the Stadio Olimpico and also the veteran striker is adamant that his team can find their utmost form and set pressure back on Massimiliano Allegri’s league leaders.
“We think that we are able to recover within the league, reopening the title race which individuals happen to be claiming has ended,Inch Totti authored told Corriere dello Sport.
“We’re preparing well with this match, once we did for that one against Feyenoord. We’ve not were built with a great victory in the Olimpico inside a lengthy time, so it might be nice to determine the fans in celebration, rejoicing around.
“Using the recovery in our best form and also the return of Juan Manuel Iturbe, and also the contribution that Seydou Doumbia and Victor Ibarbo will quickly provide, we can return to to be the team the entertained the fans.
“These last couple of days haven’t been easy, we’re so sorry to possess disappointed the supporters, but I’m confident and i believe the worst has ended. There exists a good, u . s . group. There’s still time left this year and lots of matches to experience. Roma’s prepared to do our part.”
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The 38-year-old also shared his ambitions for that Giallorossi within the Europa League and expressed his pleasure at seeing four other Serie A teams achieve the final 16 too.
“We’d prepared everything before playing Feyenoord, because we understood how important it had been for all of us, and our fans, to undergo. We didn’t wish to walk out Europe, because within this competition we are able to go completely,” Totti added.
“Within the knockout stages from the Europa League we’ll meet Fiorentina within an all-Italian derby. I’m happy that five Italian teams have went to the knockout stages. It’s a great sign for the football and it is essential in the Uefa coefficients.”