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Roma coach Fonseca left pleased with Juventus draw

Roma coach Paulo Fonseca was pleased with his players after their 2-2 draw with Juventus.

Adrien Rabiot was sent off with Roma 2-0 ahead, but Cristiano Ronaldo's brace earned Juve the point.

Fonseca said, “I think we had a good game, but I am not satisfied with the result. We created chances and played to win the match.

“I saw Dzeko focused, motivated, he worked hard for the team. There were errors in front of goal, as everyone did, but he played well this evening."

Fonseca only made two substitutions out of an available five and they lost intensity towards the end of the match.

“I felt the team was always comfortable, we didn't allow Juve any real chances and were solid defensively. I saw Lorenzo Pellegrini was tired, so I took him off.

“We can make five substitutions, but if I felt the team was doing well, they weren't necessary. I asked Mkhitaryan, Pedro and Dzeko if they needed to come off, they all said no, so there was no need to change."

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