Previous
VfL Wolfsburg
Everton
ESPN3 6:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Partizan Belgrade
ESPN3 8:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Internazionale
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
ESPN3 8:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Sevilla FC
6:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Villarreal
Borussia Monchengladbach
8:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Torino
Club Brugge
ESPN3 8:05 PM GMT
Game Details
River Plate
Boca Juniors
11:45 PM GMT
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 0
Game Details
Next

Nervy Reds to be tested by Stoke

Liverpool about an hour ago
Read

Chelsea out to maul Black Cats

Chelsea about an hour ago
Read

Who's responsible for Newcastle's revival?

Tactics and Analysis 9 minutes ago
Read
Feb 3, 2013

Roma: Zeman sacked over poor form

Roma chief executive Italo Zanzi has revealed the reasons for the sacking of coach Zdenek Zeman following the side's 4-2 loss against Cagliari on Friday night.

The Giallorossi sacked the Zeman, 65, after a dire run of results and placed Aurelio Andreazzoli in temporary charge. Zanzi, speaking via a statement on the official website, saidthe club still believes in the project but had to act.

"Our decision today is based on confidence and consistency," he said. "To be clear our ownership has faith in our players, our football management and our strategy.

• Blog: Year zero, round two - Zdenek Zeman's dismissal

"We faced a difficult situation but addressed it in a responsible and strategic way. Aurelio Andreazzoli is a true football professional and has a strong track record with AS Roma. He knows the value of our players and has their respect."

Zeman himself issued a short message on his personal website which simply read: "I am sorry for the Roma fans, but I tried to give my all. Zdenek Zeman."

It is believed Roma will appoint a permanent replacement as soon as possible.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.