Roma 5-1 CSKA Sofia: Pellegrini brace ensures a comfortable win for Mourinho’s men | ECL 2021-22

Lorenzo Pellegrini of AS Roma

AS Roma picked up a 5-1 win over CSKA Sofia in the Europa conference league earlier tonight.

Jose Mourinho’s men have started the season in impressive fashion and the comprehensive win tonight will only add to their confidence and momentum.

Here at Anytime football, we look at the three major talking points from tonight’s contest.

Finishing masterclass

Roma produced a clinical performance against CSKA Sofia tonight.

The Italian outfit had seven shots on target and they managed to bag five goals.

The likes of Lorenzo Pellegrini (brace), Stephan El Shaarawy and Tammy Abraham displayed a finishing masterclass for Jose Mourinho’s side tonight.

Gianluca Mancini scored the other goal for the Italians.

AS Roma’s Resurgence under Jose Mourinho

The Portuguese manager was brought in to help Roma scale greater heights in Italian football and return to their former glories.

The capital club have certainly made an impressive start to the season and they have picked up six consecutive victories across all competitions.

The thumping win over CSKA Sofia earlier tonight is an indication that Roma are prepared to fight on all fronts this season.

Tammy Abraham’s impressive start continues

The English forward joined Roma from Chelsea during the summer transfer window and he has been outstanding for the Italian outfit so far.

The 23-year-old has chipped in with two goals and two assists in three starts for Roma.

Despite not starting the game against CSKA Sofia tonight, the striker came on with 15 minutes remaining on the clock and bagged the 5th and final goal of the game.