Roma lost in the 19th round of the Italian Serie A champion Juventus on the home field with the score 1:2. However, the trouble the Romans are not limited to a home defeat. Seriously injured midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo.
the 20-year-old has been injured on 36 minutes and was forced to leave the field. A preliminary survey revealed that Nicolo cruciate ligament in his right knee and damaged meniscus. On January 13 he will have surgery in one of the Roman hospitals.
Recovery Zaniolo will take at least eight months. Thus, Nicholas will be forced to miss the European championship. Last year, young player of as Roma made his debut in the Italian team managed to play five games and score two goals.