TODAYSZAMAN.COM – Roma, Fener share spoils after 3-3 tie in Rome friendly

Roma, Fener share spoils after 3-3 tie in Rome friendlyThe Yellow Canaries, as Fenerbahe is popularly called, were held 3-3 by Roma in a thrilling warm-up game at Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday — the Romans coming from 3-1 down late in the match to snatch a draw from the fangs of defeat. The game featured young attacking midfielder Salih Ucan, who joined Roma on a one-year loan this summer, playing against his old club and former teammates.

Francesco Totti converted a penalty in the 24th minute to give Roma the lead and Portugal defender equalized for the Canaries in the 32nd minute for the Canaries as the two teams went to their dressing rooms at halftime with the score tied at 1-1. After the break, Dutch international second striker Dirk Kuyt scored from the penalty spot in the 51st minute and Senegal striker Moussa Sow made it 3-1 seven minutes later Mattia Destro scored with nine minutes left to reduce the deficit to 2-1 and then headed home an Alessandro Florenzi corner in the 87th minute to settle the deal: Roma 3, Fenerbahe 3.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman