Bodo/Glimt 2-1 Roma: Jose Mourinho’s side beaten again by Norwegian opponents

Bodo/Glimt celebrate
Bodo/Glimt have never progressed beyond the second round of a European competition before

Jose Mourinho suffered another defeat at the hands of Bodo/Glimt as his Roma side’s Europa Conference League hopes hang in the balance.

The Italians were thrashed 6-1 by the Norwegians in the group stage and endured another difficult evening in this quarter-final first leg.

Lorenzo Pellegrini’s strike late in the first half looked to have put the visitors on course for victory.

But goals from Ulrik Saltnes and Hugo Vetlesen gave the hosts victory.

Former Wolves keeper Rui Patricio was at fault for the first goal, allowing Saltnes’ effort to spin past him when he ought to have saved it.

That remarkable defeat in October was a low point in Mourinho’s managerial career – the first time one of his teams had conceded six in what was then his 1,008th match as a coach.

If Bodo/Glimt can replicate in the second leg the result they achieved in Rome in the group stage in November – a 2-2 draw – that would be enough to send them into a first European semi-final.



Formation 4-3-3

  • 12Haikin
  • 3Sampsted
  • 18MoeSubstituted forKvileat 90′minutes
  • 4Høibråten
  • 5Wembangomo
  • 10Vetlesen
  • 23Hagen
  • 14Saltnes
  • 77KoomsonSubstituted forMvukaat 82′minutes
  • 28EspejordSubstituted forBonifaceat 76′minutes
  • 11Pellegrino


  • 2Sery
  • 8Boniface
  • 16Ågnes Konradsen
  • 19Brunstad Fet
  • 24Selvåg Nordås
  • 26Kvile
  • 30Smits
  • 32Mvuka


Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 1Rui Patrício
  • 23ManciniSubstituted forSmallingat 69′minutes
  • 24Kumbulla
  • 3Ibañez da Silva
  • 2Karsdorp
  • 4CristanteBooked at 18mins
  • 27Oliveira
  • 59ZalewskiSubstituted forViñaat 65′minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 77MkhitaryanSubstituted forShomurodovat 65′minutes
  • 7Pellegrini
  • 9Abraham


  • 5Viña
  • 6Smalling
  • 11Pérez
  • 14Shomurodov
  • 15Maitland-Niles
  • 42Diawara
  • 52Bove
  • 55Darboe
  • 63Boer
  • 64Ohene-Gyan
  • 87Cerântula Fuzato
  • 92El Shaarawy

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