Romelu Lukaku Injury might dampen Roma's UCL hopes

What’s the Romelu Lukaku Injury? Will He Play in Roma’s Next Match against Bologna?

AS Roma’s Champions League hopes could be dented by Romelu Lukaku Injury

AS Roma’s striker Romelu Lukaku picked up a potential muscle injury scare during the club’s crucial second-leg UEFA Europa League quarterfinal clash against AC Milan. Lukaku injury scare resulted in him being substituted and replaced by fellow teammate Tammy Abraham in the first half of the game itself.

The Belgian striker has been in a sensational form for AS Roma scoring nine goals in their last nine Europa League knock-out outings leading into the match against Milan. After a long time, the forward seemed to have gained his lost touch in front of the goal and looked in supreme confidence whenever found himself in those crucial situations inside the final third.

As per the reports, his injury is related to a potential flexor injury. However, nothing major has come out from the AS Roma’s hierarchy regarding the forward’s injury as of now. Also, his availability for the club’s next important Seria A match against Bologna in terms of the Champions League spot for the next season remains in doubt.

Despite Romelu Lukaku’s absence, Roma grabs a crucial Europa League win over AC Milan

AS Roma Players against AC Milan-UEL
AS Roma Players against AC Milan-UEL | Image Credit: Sempre Milan

Despite Lukaku being substituted in the first half of the match, AS Roma managed to grab an impressive victory over AC Milan to progress into the semifinal of this year’s Europa League campaign. Roma scored two goals in the first half in the form of strikes from G Mancini and Paulo Dybala.

AC Milan’s Mateo Gabbia scored a late goal for his side to make the scoreline 2-1 in the 85th minute of the clash. But, it proved to be insignificant for the San Siro-based side as Roma clinched the tie with an aggregate scoreline of 3-1 across the two legs.

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