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A. Belotti (33)
P. Dybala (40)
Roma v Salzburg Live Commentary,
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Roma's Europa League adventure continues then. They'll soon find out who they'll face in the round of 16. That's all for now. Goodbye!
Roma had just one shot inside the box after half-time, but Belotti and Dybala had already done the damage to Salzburg by then. You might call the second half a defensive masterclass from the hosts, or slightly boring. Either way, you can't deny it was effective.
Roma have seen off Salzburg to reach the Europa League last 16! Mourinho's men got the job done in the first half, scoring twice to overturn the Austrians' first-leg lead. Salzburg improved in the second half, but the hosts were in no mood to let them come close to scoring.
90' + 6'
FULL-TIME: ROMA 2-0 SALZBURG (2-1)
90' + 6'
Matic spends a few seconds down on the turf as Roma get a throw-in down their right. They take it, and the referee blows for full-time!
90' + 5'
Solet gets what will surely be Salzburg's last chance of the match, bursting forward from centre-back to blast high and wide from range. The Austrians have been blunt all game.
S. El Shaarawy
90' + 3'
Roma make one last substitution to wind down the clock. Dybala off. El Shaaraway on.
90' + 3'
Van der Brempt pumps a long ball forward. Smalling gives it short shrift. Salzburg keep pushing and the assistant's flag goes up for a push on Karsdorp.
90' + 2'
Dybala holds the ball up in the corner, playing it off Koita to buy a throw-in. Roma's game management has been flawless.
90' + 1'
We're entering five minutes of added time. Roma succeed in winning another free-kick, this time near the corner flag.
Abraham gets fouled by Van der Brempt down Roma's left. The Englishman celebrates the decision and pumps the home fans up. Mourinho's men are almost there.
Salzburg try to put Roma under pressure, but it feels too late at this point. Sucic's latest speculative shot from range gets closed down.
Belotti leaves the pitch to deserved applause. The masked Abraham takes his place up front for Roma.
Sucic smashes the ball into a Roma player, and now they can break! Spinazzola and Wijnaldum combine, but Solet gets back in time to stop the attack.
Belotti smartly controls a throughball and shoots from the edge of the box. It's an easy save for Kohn to make.
Salzburg are going for broke. Capaldo heads off. The Malian forward Koita comes on.
Belotti overstretches while performing a backheel and gives himself cramp. It's to Roma's credit that a Salzburg fightback has never felt likely.
Zalewski is the next Roma player to leave the pitch. Karsdorp takes his place at right wing-back.
Roma make changes as they try to see this win out. Wijnaldum replaces Pellegrini first.
Patricio easily claims another high Salzburg ball into his box. The Austrians look short of ideas.
Sucic's left-footed shot from outside the box gets blocked. Pellegrini charges into an aerial challenge and takes a whack to the midriff. Play's stopped while he receives treatment.
Pellegrini reaches the right of the box and lets fly towards goal. The Roma captain's effort whizzes way off target.
Seiwald is also sacrificed. On comes Gloukh for Salzburg.
I. Van der Brempt
Dedic is the last Salzburg player to head off for now. Van der Brempt is his replacement.
Salzburg's misfiring striker Adamu makes way for Sesko.
Zalewski's booked for bringing Salzburg's counter-attack to a halt. The Austrians will make changes now.
Salzburg are preparing to make a few substitutions. Meanwhile, Roma have a corner. Kohn punches it away.
Okafor bustles into the box to drag a tame shot into the arms of Patricio. Jaissle urges his team to keep going.
Adamu gets enough power on a header to nod towards Patricio from the edge of the box. Roma's keeper catches it easily.
Capaldo goes down under the challenge of Pellegrini just outside Roma's box. No foul's given.
Mourinho applauds as Roma successfully earn a throw-in down their left. If they can't score again, they'll be very pleased not to concede.
Roma pop the ball around nicely as they approach the final third. Salzburg are all back to defend, though, so the Giallorossi can't break through.
Roma are hunting for a third goal that would all but kill this tie. Pellegrini plays a one-two to jink into the left of the box. His attempted cross gets blocked. There's a brief VAR check for handball, but nothing more than that.
Chance for Roma! Cristante has space in front of him and decides to spank the ball towards the top right corner. Kohn has no choice but to concede a corner, which Salzburg defend well.
Roma have got things well under control. It's a little scrappy in midfield, but Salzburg aren't causing any problems.
Patricio catches Ulmer's cross in his direction. Salzburg look better but still aren't threatening Roma's goal too much.
Spinazzola's shown a deserved yellow card for catching Capaldo with an arm to the face.
Salzburg have got slightly more about them since the half-time break. Gourna-Douath outmuscles Dybala to buy a free-kick.
Adamu sticks a leg out at Ulmer's cross into the box and diverts it just wide of the right-hand post! That's as close as Salzburg have come to scoring.
Capaldo gets a free-kick in his own half when Matic trips him.
Capaldo shoots from the centre of the box. It's blocked. Roma go up the other end and win a corner as Pellegrini's effort is closed down. Spinazzola's corner comes straight back to him, so he floats in a second cross. Kohn claims it and gets fouled by Matic as he does so.
Roma get the second half started. They're 45 minutes away from the Europa League last 16.
Salzburg make a change after the break. Sucic replaces Kjaergaard.
Roma won the only other game they've led at half-time in the Europa League this season. The hosts had 12 shots in that first half, 10 of them in the box. Salzburg need to shut their attackers down if they're going to get back into this.
Roma have taken the initiative in this tie. The Italians have overturned Salzburg's lead from the first leg with first-half goals from Belotti and Dybala. Spinazzola was the architect of both. He's tormented the visitors.
45' + 1'
HALF-TIME: ROMA 2-0 SALZBURG (2-1)
There'll be just one added minute before half-time.
Gourna-Douath gets a reprieve in his own half when Belotti fouls him. Dybala's caught offside from Pellegrini's throughball.
Dybala's had four shots in this game already and has now found the net with one. Roma's forward line has threatened Salzburg all half.
That's Spinazzola's second assist of the game, if you count his deflected effort earlier. Salzburg haven't been able to handle Roma's left wing-back at all.
GOAL! ROMA 2-0 SALZBURG (2-1)! Dybala hands Roma control of this tie! Spinazzola has time to fire a great delivery into the box again. This time it lands cleanly for Dybala who arrows it first time into the bottom left corner!
Adamu gets a shot off from the centre of the box, inspiring a routine save from Patricio.
Cristante gets a whack to the head from Bernardo as the pair challenge for a header. The centre-back soon gets to his feet, rubbing his noggin.
Salzburg look to strike back straight away. Okafor finds his strike partner Adama, whose header from the centre of the box is a touch too high.
That's Belotti's third Europa League goal of the season, and Roma deserve it. They've had seven shots since Salzburg's last effort through Kjaergaard.
GOAL! ROMA 1-0 SALZBURG (1-1)! It's been coming! Spinazzola leaves his marker in the dust and centres the ball from the byline. It deflects kindly off Solet into Belotti, who powers a low header into the net!
Matic earns a free-kick down Roma's left. Dybala swings it in. Smalling's header from the right of the six-yard box gets blocked.
Roma give Kohn some work to do as Pellegrini cuts inside from the left and arrows towards the bottom right corner. Salzburg's goalkeeper pushes the shot out as far as Zalewski before blocking the wing-back's drive at his near post.
Salzburg finally get a few opportunities to break into Roma's half. They don't last long, as Zalewski buys a free-kick.
Spinazzola's hopeful punt at goal is closed down. All Salzburg can do is defend for now.
Belotti makes the most of a slip to find Pellegrini. Dybala spanks the layoff into a defender to win a corner, which Roma soon turn into another.
Belotti holds the ball up well but overplays a pass wide to Zalewski. Salzburg enjoy a throw-in and use it to edge forward, but Roma have them pinned.
Roma keep the pressure on. Zalewski's latest cross sails over everyone in the box. Capaldo punts it upfield.
Ulmer blocks Zalewski's cross to hand Roma their third corner of the game. Mancini gets his head to it but can't find the target.
Spinazzola does well to keep a cross alive and feed Matic. The Serbian's cutback from the byline is cut out. Salzburg try to create something in Roma's half, but Matic gets back to snuff the chance out.
Ibanez lets rip at goal from way out and isn't too far away from finding the top left corner.
Kohn's told to hurry up by the referee as he takes his time over a goal-kick. Zalewski wins a throw-in down the right for the hosts.
Roma are attempting to force the issue, but Salzburg are standing firm for now.
Spinazzola flings a cross towards Salzburg's penalty area. The visitors head it away comfortably.
Dybala goes down under a challenge in the box. The referee shows no interest in giving a penalty.
Chance for Salzburg! Dedic crashes a shot against a defender from outside the box. The rebound arrives unexpectedly to Kjaergaard, who scissor-kicks it wide.
Roma are starting to mix things up. They win another corner before getting a free-kick as Siewald stops Zalewski. Smalling heads wide from the left of the box.
Chance for Roma! Pellegrini floats his corner towards the far post. Ibanez flicks it on and Dybala's hooked shot gets a save out of Kohn. The Argentine nods the rebound towards goal and hits the crossbar! Salzburg clear.
Roma earn their first corner of the game down their right.
Dedic smacks the free-kick into Roma's defensive wall. The Italians block Seiwald's follow-up shot and quickly charge out of their box.
Pellegrini protests the decision and is also shown a yellow card for dissent. This game's gotten off to a feisty start.
Salzburg loft the ball forward and succeed in winning another free-kick higher up the pitch when Ibanez tugs down Adamu. The Roma defender gets booked.
Salzburg get a free-kick in their own half as Cristante barges over Kjaergaard.
The referee has an early word with Okafor and Mancini as the pair clash near the touchline. That could be a battle to watch.
The visitors Salzburg get this second leg underway! There's a great atmosphere at Stadio Olimpico.
Roma will fancy their chances of turning this tie around. Salzburg are winless in their last five away games at Italian clubs in European competition since beating Lazio 2-1 in September 2009. A draw would be enough for Matthias Jaissle's men though. Will they get it? Let's find out!
Salzburg also make five changes from their last league game. Okafor joins Adama up front. Seiwald returns to the team after creating six chances against Roma in the first leg.
Roma make five changes from their last outing, a 1-0 win over Verona in Serie A. Dybala and Pellegrini start on the flanks. Belotti takes Abraham's place up front.
SUBS: Alexander Walke, Benjamin Sesko, Jerome Onguene, Samson Baidoo, Forson Amankwah, Sekou Koita, Oscar Gloukh, Ignace van der Brempt, Luka Sucic, Adam Stejskal.
SALZBURG (4-3-1-2): Philipp Kohn; Amar Dedic, Oumar Solet, Bernardo, Andreas Ulmer (c); Nicolas Capaldo, Lucas Gourna Douath, Nicolas Seiwald; Maurits Kjaergaard; Chukwubuike Adamu, Noah Okafor.
SUBS: Mile Svilar, Georginio Wijnaldum, Marash Kumbulla, Stephan El Shaarawy, Pietro Boer, Edoardo Bove, Cristian Volpato, Diego Llorente, Mehmet Zeki Celik, Tammy Abraham, Rick Karsdorp, Mohamed Camara.
ROMA (3-4-3): Rui Patricio; Gianluca Mancini, Chris Smalling, Ibanez; Nicola Zalewski, Bryan Cristante, Nemanja Matic, Leonardo Spinazzola; Paulo Dybala, Andrea Belotti, Lorenzo Pellegrini (c).
Jose Mourinho's Roma can easily turn around a one-goal deficit though, especially at the Stadio Olimpico. The Italians are unbeaten in their last 13 home games in European knockout stages, and have progressed from three of their last five such ties when losing the first leg. Let's see if they've got what it takes!
Salzburg's last-gasp 1-0 win over Roma last week has put them in pole position to qualify for the Europa League round of 16. History bodes well for the Austrians, as they have progressed from five of their last six two-legged knockout ties in major European competition when winning the first leg.
Hello and welcome to our live text commentary of this UEFA Europa League play-off second leg between Roma and Salzburg at Stadio Olimpico.