Torino coach Ventura: We made history stopping Roma

Torino coach Giampiero Ventura says they made history stopping AS Roma's juggernaut. Toro ended Roma's record of ten consecutive victories with yesterday's 1-1 draw.

Torino coach Giampiero Ventura says they made history stopping AS Roma's juggernaut.

Toro ended Roma's record of ten consecutive victories with yesterday's 1-1 draw.

“Roma never had a real shot on target from open play, as they only really threatened from set pieces. For a side that won 10 in a row and had scored 24 goals, that’s an achievement,” Ventura told Sky Sport Italia.

“It means Torino worked very hard and every player was ready to help their teammate out. Despite the injury crisis, I think we deserved the draw today. We forced Morgan De Sanctis to perform some stunning saves and could’ve made more of two or three counter-attacks.

“I am happy for the players, as this team has earned a lot less than it deserved to over the course of this season. Partly that was down to our lack of experience, but they needed to write this small page in the history books and stopped the team that had been considered ‘unstoppable.’

“To be honest, I was pretty confident we’d get a result. Sven Goran Eriksson’s Lazio had nine wins in a row and I interrupted them at Cagliari. Am I a party-pooper? It was a very long time ago!”

 
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