Mourinho reveals why Lukaku broke down in tears at the end of the match

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Roma got a spectacular victory over Lecce with a 2-1 comeback, even though they found themselves at a disadvantage.

The Gialloros had a golden opportunity to take the lead in the fifth minute of the match, but Romelu Lukaku missed Paulo Dybala’s penalty.

However, the Belgian striker made up for his mistake when he scored in the 94th minute of the match for 2-1, before two minutes earlier Sardar Azmoun leveled the scores at 1-1.

At the end of the match, the Belgian, excited about what happened on the field, burst into tears, receiving massive applause from the fans present at the Olimpico.


Jose Mourinho spoke after the match about the Belgian, saying that Lukaku is a very emotional footballer and suffers from a missed opportunity.

“I’m not sorry when they miss penalties, because it’s normal for someone who shoots penalties often to miss them in some cases. “Dybala didn’t have confidence, he didn’t want to shoot the penalty because of his ligament, but Lukaku is an emotional guy and when he makes a mistake, he suffers a lot.”

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“In the case of the winning goal, he couldn’t have done better and now he can sleep a little more peacefully, as he is a boy with a big heart, very sensitive and emotional. When he misses the penalty after a minute, his heart cries, his soul cries,” declared Mourinho.

The 30-year-old has been fantastic for Rome this season, where he scored nine goals in 12 official matches between the championship and the Europa League.

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