Nicola has insisted that his men were second best to the Giallorossi.
âRome were superior to us,â he told Teleradiostereo. âWe deserved to lose even though we played a very tidy game.
âIn our squad there were 18 first-timers, and we paid for that lack of experience.
âRoma played a great game and I though [Coach Rudi] Garcia did a great job.
âDe Rossi, Totti and Florenzi were also deadly.â
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