Lorenzo Pellegrini, Nemanja Matic questionable for Europa League clash with Helsinki

UDINE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 04: Lorenzo Pellegrini of AS Roma gestures during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and AS Roma at Dacia Arena on September 04, 2022 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Emmanuele Ciancaglini/Getty Images)

Roma look to bounce back from their latest defeat to Napoli in this week’s Europa League fixture with Helsinki. This time around, the match will unfold on Helsinki’s artificial pitch in Finland on Thursday night.

The capital club may also use this as an opportunity for squad rotations. As learned by Leggo, Jose Mourinho could choose to rest Lorenzo Pellegrini and Nemanja Matic.

The Roma captain has been fighting with a nagging muscle injury for the past few weeks and the Special One is hesitant in risking him any further. Similarly, Matic came on in the final minutes of Roma-Napoli as he’d suffered a muscle tweak before kick-off.

As a result, the Italian newspaper reports that Bryan Cristante and Mady Camara will continue to feature in Roma’s starting eleven.

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