Jose Mourinho’s side defeated HJK Helsinki 2-1 in the Europa League fixtures on Thursday night.
Tammy Abraham scored the first goal for Roma in the 41st minute to give Roma the lead after receiving an assist from Lorenzo Pellegrini. In the 54th minute, Perparim Helemaj equalized for HJK after he received a brilliant pass from Malik Abubakari. Unfortunately for HJK, Artuu Hoskonen scored an own goal putting Roma on the lead with 2-1. Although David Brown equaliser for HJK was ruled out by VAR in the 79th minute.
It’s a big relief for Abraham after he resumed scoring, as he was Unable to score in their defeat to Napoli.
Speaking on this, Abraham has said that his major goal has always been to score goals, and if he ends up not scoring and his team wins, then it’s fine.
He also admitted, that the match was tough, as they didn’t start off on a right note but we’re able to pick their selves and ended up scoring two goals.
He also added, it was indeed a difficult game, as they could have scored more goals, however the game ended in their favour
“Speaking to sky sports he said, “For me the ideal is always to score. We could have scored more but that’s okay “
“Absolutely yes, I like scoring and lately, it has been difficult for me. There is always a bit of disappointment and I always want to score, but you just have to keep calm and patient by helping the team.”
“If I don’t score and the team wins it’s even better, but the idea is to score. The match was difficult, we knew it, we didn’t start well but slowly we got better and we scored two goals. We could have done others but that’s okay. “
On the game, he added, “Difficult game, playing here is never easy. We could have scored many more goals, yes, but the important thing was to win. “