Wolfsberger AC vs AS Roma should be one of the most interesting matches of UEFA Europa League, which will be held at Merkur-Arena, in Graz. This stadium holds 7.300 seats. First-round finished well for both these teams, so Roma away will face Wolfsberger, which shows very surprising results so far. Will Roma take the first place in Group J and overtake unexpected Austrians? Read our thoughts about this exciting UEFA Europa League Wolfsberger AC vs AS Roma match, here below.
These opponents have never met before.
Wolfs played in Europa League Qualification in 2015/16 season last time. Then they were beaten by Borussia Dortmund at 3rd qualification round. It’s hard to say something about this interesting club since they were at 3rd place in Austrian Bundesliga. Most known clubs from there are Austria Vienna, LASK Linz and of course Salzburg. Last season GAM FC took 3rd place and got a ticket to UEFA Europa League, where already surprised fans of this competition from all over the Wolrd.
During the first round, they played against Borussia Monchengladbach at Borussia-Park. Hosts were absolute favourites with small 1.34 odds and no one could expect this will happen. Guests won this match with 4:0 result totally crashing the team in front of the home fans. That was the game that Wolfsberger players will never forget for sure. Wolfsburger perfectly attacked, and most importantly, they confidently ended the dangerous moments. They were more accurate and even playing without ball scored 4 goals and saved a clean sheet. We see here result absolutely does not convey a true view of the game.
AS Roma last season reached the Round of 16, unfortunately, lost to Porto in UEFA Champions League. This year, they play in Europa League, as they took only 6th place in Serie A last season. Recently, they play very confident football both in Italy and Europe, as they lost only once against Atalanta. Giallorossi stands now at 5th place in Italian Serie A. They will face extremely well start showed Wolfsberger in next Europa League match. Roma showed very great skills in attack so far, as they failed to score only in a lost match.
During the opening round, Roma won over the Basaksehir at Stadio Olimpico with 4:0 result. Dzeko, Zaniolo and Kluivert wrote their names as a scorer of the game and once Turks scored an own goal. Together with their Thursday rivals they scored 4 and have 0 conceded goals. This is a great opportunity to win an important 3 points and shows great performance playing against Austrians. However, we see that the odds of AS Roma are rising every day, just because of Wolfsburger sensational win.
Unfortunately, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Diego Perotti, Cengiz Under, Mert Cetin and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss this game. Moreover, Mert Cetin and Daniel Fuzato are suspended for 6 Europa League games until December.
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