Eusebio di Francesco

Steven N’Zonzi prepared to tackle Lazio in the Capital derby

Roma midfielder SteveN’Zonzi has said that the team are prepared to tackle Lazio in the weekend’s league derby at the Stadio Olimpico. The Giallorossi earned a hard-fought 3-2 win over relegation-threatened Frosinone in their recent league encounter and this has kept them within the hunt for the Champions League places with one-point separating them from fourth-placed AC Milan.

Speaking to Roma TV, N’Zonzi acknowledged that the previous triumph at Frosinone was crucial, given they could have dropped in the pursuit of the top four. Meanwhile, speaking on the derby, the former Sevilla star said that the game should be a fascinating contest with the great atmosphere and his side are prepared to do the league double against their city rivals.

Roma manager pleased after last-gasp win over Frosinone

Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco is pleased with the club’s late win over strugglers Frosinone on the road. The Giallorossi faced a must-win situation to catch up with fourth-placed AC Milan but they managed to do so in the hard way with the EdinDzeko coming up with the winner in the 95th minute of the game.

Speaking after the clash, Di Francesco acknowledged that no games are easy during the backend of the season and the same was the case with Frosinone, who are vying to beat the drop. He added to state the importance of the victory which has propelled the club to within one point off the Rossoneri, who are holding the final Champions League qualification spot.