EDF: Don’t question Kolarov

Eusebio Di Francesco has leapt to the defence of Aleksandar Kolarov, reminding Roma ultras that ‘he played with a fractured foot’.

The Giallorossi’s Serie A match against Chievo kicks off tomorrow at 19:30 GMT – click here for a preview.

“We’re all human and everyone makes mistakes,” continued the Coach at his Press conference.

“Sometimes people can go over the top. But Aleksandar has always shown great dedication – remember he played for a month and half with a fractured foot. He has always given everything for Roma.

“Fuzato is improving every day, he’s a goalkeeper with great potential. But Mirante will start tomorrow – for his experience, his readiness.

“Pastore needs to keep training hard; we need him too, and I hope he’ll show again the quality we know he has.

“We’ve dropped so many points against like Chievo so they must be faced in a certain way. They’re fierce teams.

“We’ve not had much consistency, so we must be more ruthless and put in an adequate defensive effort like we did against Milan.

“We’ll have the best chance of winning if we defend in such a way.”

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