Zorya Luhansk 0-3 Roma: Smalling and Abraham strike for Mourinho's men

Zorya Luhansk 0-3 Roma: Chris Smalling, Tammy Abraham and Stephan El Shaarawy strike as Jose Mourinho’s men cruise to comfortable Conference League victory

  • Roma went to Ukraine to face Zorya Luhansk in the Europa Conference League   
  • Stephan El Shaarawy scored the first, rounding the keeper to tap in 
  • Chris Smalling’s header and Tammy Abraham’s tap-in sealed the victory
  • Roma have started life in the Conference League well, sitting top of Group C 

Roma are making light work of their Europa Conference League group, sweeping Ukrainians Zoyra Luhansk aside with a 3-0 victory on Thursday. 

Jose Mourinho’s side began life in the European third tier with a thumping 5-1 victory over CSKA Sofia, and cruised two points clear in Group C.  

Stephan El Shaarawy opened the scoring in the seventh minute, rounding the keeper for an open-goal tap in. 

Mourinho’s men didn’t go clear until Mourinho called on some substitutes, including Tammy Abraham, and bagged two goals in two minutes. First Chris Smalling headed in from a corner, before Riccardo Calafiori’s super work on the right setup Abraham’s tap-in. 

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Tammy Abraham got on the scoresheet as Roma cruised to victory over Zorya Luhansk 

Stephan El Shaarawy got things going, rounding the keeper to slot in after just seven minutes

The winger helped his side to their sixth points in Europa Conference League Group C

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Riccardo Calafiori had a strong game at right-back, setting his Abraham with superb work 

Chris Smalling’s header made it 2-0 after proving too powerful for the keeper to get across 

The former Manchester United man has continued his strong form since escaping England 

Smalling was given Man of the Match for his solid display at the back, keeping a clean-sheet 

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