Mourinho talks about facing Cremonese and stresses the difficulty of competing for the league title
Jose Mourinho, coach of the Italian club Roma, confirmed that the Cremonese team is completely different from last season, explaining that the match will be difficult for the Giallorossi.
Roma will meet with its guest Cremonese, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, at the “Olympico” stadium, as part of the second round of the Italian Serie A competition for the current season 2022-2023.
Mourinho said, in the pre-match press conference, “Cremonesi is a completely different team from last season, they are well organized and this is thanks to their coach, I will reject any suggestion that this will be an easy match for us.”
The Portuguese coach added, “All the big teams have improved, the other parties chasing the top spots have spent a lot and this is not good news for us.”
Mourinho continued, “It is unbelievable that this match is sold out again, the passion of the fans is the basis of everything at this club, it is a wonderful thing for us, as well as for Italian football.”
Mourinho explained, “I said before that I would like to have three of Pellegrini’s quality, and he was still improving at that time. He has become a great player, so good that he can easily play in three different roles. He has great composure, very good understanding. “.
“Cristante is an important player for us in all respects – both on and off the pitch,” the Portuguese coach continued, adding, “Zaniolo, I agree, he looks sharp and energetic this season. First of all, I think it’s thanks to him and how he trains. “.
And the Roma team snatched a valuable victory from its host Salernitana with a clean goal, in the meeting that brought the two teams together at the “Archi” stadium, in the first round of the Italian League for the current season 2022-2023.