AS Roma suffered a 2-0 defeat against Slavia Prague in the Europa League, leaving manager Jose Mourinho in dismay. The loss, marked by goals from Vaclav Jurecka and Lukas Masopust, left the Portuguese manager expressing his disappointment in his team’s performance.
Addressing the press after the match, Mourinho attributed Roma’s defeat to a collective failure where nothing seemed to click for his side. He criticized the poor display by his players, labeling their performance as “bad” against Slavia.
He highlighted the team’s preparations, mentioning their earlier game against Slavia where they had readied a strategy. Mourinho hinted at possible excuses, such as missing players like Nicola Zalewski and tactical adjustments, but refused to dwell on them, emphasizing the lack of performance across the team.
The manager expressed his discontent with the players’ attitudes during the match, noting that few exhibited the level of professionalism required for such a significant game. Disheartened by the outcome, he ended his comments, stating that he had already conducted a detailed analysis with the team and would do so again the next day.