Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma player ratings as the Bundesliga champions keep their unbeaten run alive while reaching the Europa League final

Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma player ratings as the Bundesliga champions keep their unbeaten run alive while reaching the Europa League final

Bayer Leverkusen played out a 2-2 draw against AS Roma

Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma player ratings

Bayer Leverkusen pulled off a late comeback to draw 2-2 against AS Roma in the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg. Leandro Paredes gave Roma a two-goal lead by scoring two penalties (43′, 66′). However, an own goal from Gianluca Mancini (82′) and Josip Stanisic’s injury-time strike (90+7′) kept Leverkusen’s winning streak alive. They have reached the UEL final, courtesy of a 4-1 aggregate win against Roma.

Bayer Leverkusen Player Ratings:

Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma player ratings
Bayer Leverkusen after a win against AS Roma (Getty Images)

Matej Kovar– 7.5: Conceded two penalty goals. However, Kovar made some crucial saves to keep his side in the game, which turned out to be crucial.

Edmond Tapsoba– 6.5: Was accurate with his passing from the back. However, Tapsoba could have been more solid defensively.

Jonathan Tah– 6: Tah was exceptionally accurate with his passing. However, Tah gave away a penalty, which Roma capitalized on.

Piero Hincapie– 8: Made multiple interceptions and tackles. He was also very accurate and decisive with his passing, completing three key passes.

Jeremie Frimpng– 7.5: Kept bursting through the right-hand side for Leverkusen and once again proved why he is one of the best wing-backs in the world.

Exequiel Palacios– 8.5: Brilliantly accurate with passing. Palacios was also a stout presence in the middle of the park, making multiple clearances and tackles during the game.

Granit Xhaka– 8: Much like Palacios, Xhaka was very accurate with his passing. The Swiss international also provided eight key passes for his team.

Alejandro Grimaldo- 7.5: Akin to his performances this season, Grimaldo was once again a crucial player for Leverkusen. His presence on the left-hand side was important.

Jonas Hofmann– 7: Showcased his accurate passing during the game. However, Hofmann missed a big chance as well.

Adam Hlozek– 6.5: Had three shots on target but also missed a clear-cut chance in a game where Leverkusen needed a goal.

Amine Adli– 7: Showed his range of passing and creative nature, making multiple key passes. However, Adli missed two big chances as well.

Substitutes:

Patrik Schick– 6.5

Florian Wirtz– 6.5

Josip Stanisic– 7.5

Odilon Kossounou– N/A

AS Roma Player Ratings:

Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Roma player ratings
AS Roma (Getty Images)

Mile Svilar– 9.5: Made double-digit saves. However, committed a horrendous error in the second half, allowing Leverkusen to get back into the game.

Gianluca Mancini– 7: A valiant effort from Mancini. While he was superb, Mancini scored an unfortunate own goal, which turned out to be costly.

Evan Ndcika– 6.5: Didn’t have too much of an impact. Ndicka, however, finished the game with a 100% passing accuracy.

Angelino– 7.5: Rock solid performance from Angelino, who surprisingly started the game ahead of Chris Smalling.

Stephan El Shaarawy– 7: Could have had more of an attacking influence. El Shaarawy, however, put the defensive work in for his team.

Bryan Cristante– 7.5: Was a solid presence in the middle of the pitch. Cristante created one big chance and also put in the defensive work.

Leandro Paredes– 7.5: Kept his head calm and scored two penalties in a high-voltage match.

Lorenzo Pellegrini– 7: Put in a solid display both in the build-up play as well as defensively. Pellegrini was forced off the field due to a head clash.

Leandro Spinzzola- 6.5: Was forced off the pitch very early in the game due to an injury.

Sardar Azmoun- 7: Azmoun had one shot on target and also won a penalty for Roma during the game.

Romelu Lukaku– 6.5: Had one shot on target but missed two big chances. Lukaku, though, created a couple of big chances.

Substitutes:

Nicola Zalewski– 6

Edoardo Bove– 6

Chris Smalling– 6

Tammy Abraham– 6.5

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