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Stephan El Shaarawy replaced at halftime with Fiorentina due to muscle issue

FLORENCE, ITALY - MAY 27: Stephan El Shaarawy of AS Roma celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma at Stadio Artemio Franchi on May 27, 2023 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
Andy Mattioli
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Stephan El Shaarawy’s condition is being monitored after the player came off at halftime vs Fiorentina.

The Italian attacker was replaced at halftime in today’s defeat at the Franchi in Florence after scoring the opening goal.

According to DAZN, El Shaarawy felt pain in his quadriceps muscle which he recently injured a few weeks ago.

The substitution was likely of preventive nature as Roma focus on the upcoming Europa League final on Wednesday.

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