Date: April 21, 2023
Roma stormed to victory in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg, defeating Feyenoord 4-1 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Thursday night . The result overturned a 1-0 deficit from the first leg in Rotterdam , securing Roma’s place in the semi-finals of the competition.
Feyenoord entered the second leg with a narrow advantage after winning the first leg 1-0 at their home stadium, De Kuip, on April 13 . Mats Wieffer scored the decisive goal in the first leg, giving the Dutch side a crucial lead heading into the return fixture .
However, Roma put on a dominant display in the second leg, quickly turning the tie in their favor. They scored four goals, securing a comfortable victory and a place in the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League. The Italian side overcame the setback of losing key players to injury in the first leg  to deliver a stunning performance in front of their home fans.
Feyenoord’s first leg victory saw the return of goalkeeper Justin Bijlow after a two-month absence due to a wrist injury, and Alireza Jahanbaksch also made a comeback to the side . However, their efforts were not enough to secure a place in the next round of the competition as Roma demonstrated their prowess in the second leg.
With this victory, Roma advances to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League, where they will face one of the other remaining teams. The draws for the semi-finals will be conducted soon, determining the next challenge for the Italian side as they continue their quest for European glory.