ROME – « The Italian Cup is an important trophy, which Rome has not won for so many years. It's time to try again ». Juan Jesus in an interview on the match program that presents the challenge of Monday, January 14 against Entella, charges the Giallorossi. « We have to get to the bottom, last year we came out too early against Torino. We will find a Serie C team, which must be respected because we always play eleven against eleven, and those who are more concentrated will win ".
ARRIVING HIGH – The Ligurians, opponents of Rome in the second round of the Italian Cup, have eliminated Genoa a result that requires the Giallorossi not to underestimate the opponent, despite the ironic approach to the challenge of tomorrow with a tweet dedicated to Totti . « We must respect the opponent, but taking into account that we are Roma and do our duty, that is to win and pass the turn » added the Brazilian defender who already looks far ahead of the next challenge. Winning the Italian Cup, he says, " would be important for us and for society. We must help Rome to grow and get higher and higher. The accounts are always at the end of the season, it will be a great challenge but there are still lots of games and we want to go forward in all competitions ».
PEROTTI IMPORTANTE – Rome, which in this season has never won after the stops, ended the year in positive 2018: « Surely we have finished very well the year – continues Jesus – with six points in two difficult games, we did our duty, it was important to score points for the classification ». The goal of Rome is also to bring the Champions League closer together, which is only two points: that's why the next Serie A match against Torino becomes a crucial crossroads for the future of the season. « We are many teams in a few points – the defender commented – we can not lose ground because even those behind are very close. With Torino it will be a direct clash because they are just a few points from us and so we could stretch and get closer to those who are in the top positions in the standings »he explained. Important, finally, underlines the defender, injured by Dzeko, El Shaarawy, Pellegrini and Perotti « a quality player, who skips man. A player who is fine is one of the best players in Serie A. We all need them ». Because 2019, promises, « will be a year in which we will bring back Rome where it has always been its place, as high as possible ».