Despite two red cards, the Giallorossi fought to maintain a 1-1 draw at the Olímpico

Roma and Fiorentina ended their Serie A round of 16 clash with a 1-1 draw in Rome. The home team took the lead through Romelu Lukaku, but at the end of the game they received two red cards and must be happy with the point.

The match started with instant pressure from Roma, who quickly took the lead. In the 5th minute, Paulo Dybala shot into the Fiorentina penalty area, where Romelu Lukaku headed the ball into the net from close range.

Fiorentina had the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Giacomo Bonaventura received the ball in the penalty area and shot hard, but the ball bounced straight off the post.

Just a minute later, Roma were down a man when Nikola Zalewski received a second yellow card and a red card respectively.

Fiorentina's forays bore fruit in the 66th minute when Christian Kouame crossed for Lucas Martínez Cuatra, who intercepted the cross and shot into the bottom left corner of the goal to restore parity.

In the 87th minute, Roma were down to 9 men. , after Romelu Lukaku made a terrible tackle on the opponent's legs, for which he received a straight red card, but it was not costly and Roma kept the point.

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