Pressure mounts for José Mourinho as Roma’s sorry streak continues | Sport
A mere six months into José Mourinho’s reign at AS Roma, pressure is already mounting on the Portuguese amid a string of unimpressive results and equally poor performances.
Sunday’s 3-2 loss to Venezia, previously the lowest scoring team in Serie A, saw Roma overtaken by city rivals Lazio in the table. Mourinho’s men are sixth, 13 points behind joint-leaders Napoli and Milan after just 12 games.
The disaster in Venice, where Roma came from behind to lead 2-1 at half-time before conceding twice in the second period, could not be described as a blip. After starting their league campaign with three wins on the bounce, the side from the Italian capital have since lost to Verona, Lazio, Juventus, Milan and now Venezia, despite earning praise