|Sporting Braga:||Matheus Magalhaes, Ricardo Esgaio, Vitor Tormena, Raul Silva, Nuno Sequeira, Fransergio (Andre Horta, min.69), Nico Gaitan (Ze Carlos, min.57), Al Musrati, Wenderson Galeno (Cristian Borja, min.70), Ricardo Horta (Lucas Piazon, min.62) and Andraz Sporar (Abel Ruiz, min.62)|
|Roma:||Pau Lopez, Bryan Cristante (Bruno Peres, min.7), Gianluca Mancini, Roger Ibanez (Gonzalo Villar, min.53), Leonardo Spinazzola, Amadou Diawara, Jordan Veretout, Rick Karsdorp, Edin Dzeko (Borja Mayoral, min.71), Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pedro (Stephan El Shaarawy, min.71)|
|Goals:||Edin Dzeko (0-1, min. 5) and Borja Mayoral (0-2, min. 86)|
Roma takes the lead in the play-off of round of 16 after win 2-0 against Sporting Braga during the match held this Thursday at Braga Municipal. Sporting Braga came from occupying 2nd position in the group stage with 13 points, while the away team finished in 1st place in group A with 13 points. After this result, Sporting Braga and Roma faces will be seen in an exciting lap game where Sporting Braga will try to turn the knockout round.
Roma started well with, thanks to early goal from Edin Dzeko in the 5th minute and managed to see out the first half 1-0.
Roma continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Borja Mayoral just before the final whistle, which sealed the victory for the visitors.
For Sporting Braga, Ze Carlos, Abel Ruiz, Lucas Piazon, Andre Horta and Cristian Borja came on for Bryan Cristante, Roger Ibanez, Pedro and Edin Dzeko, while Roma replaced Bruno Peres, Gonzalo Villar, Stephan El Shaarawy and Borja Mayoral with Bryan Cristante, Roger Ibanez, Pedro and Edin Dzeko.
The referee booked Ricardo Esgaio and Raul Silva from Sporting Braga and Ricardo Esgaio (2 yellow cards) went off with a red card, while Roma’s Gianluca Mancini also received yellows.
Despite the advantage Roma on the way, you will have to wait for the return match that will take place in the stadium Roma to meet the winner.