Roma need two points from their remaining two games to get through the Europa League group, but they are now very likely to be heading for the play-offs.
The Giallorossi were sitting pretty three points clear at the top of Group G going into this evening’s matches thanks to a 100 per cent record.
However, their 2-0 defeat to Slavia Prague has seen them caught at the top, now only five points clear of third-placed Servette.
First place is absolutely crucial in the Europa League, as it means direct access to the Round of 16,
without going through the play-off in February against one of the teams that drops down from the Champions League.
Because Roma beat Slavia Prague 2-0 at the Olimpico and lost by the same result in the Czech Republic, that means their head-to-head record is absolutely identical.READ MORE