Vito Doria Date: 10th November 2020 at 2:31pm
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Former forward Ruggiero Rizzitelli admires the creative talents of and but he believes that the are better with in the team.

The Lupi won 3-1 against thanks to a hat-trick from the Armenian midfielder on Sunday in and without the Bosnian striker in the team due to contracting COVID-19.

However, despite the presence of Mkhitaryan and up front, the striker who played for La Magica from 1988 until 1994 thinks that the team is not strong without their captain.

should only think about not conceding goals, because with Dzeko and those two, the goals will come sooner or later,” Rizzitelli told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Micki as a false nine is OK, however, only in emergency situations, not always. Without Dzeko, are lame, but the current strength is the group.”

Rizzitelli also reserved some praise for Roma coach Paulo Fonseca, especially for switching from the 4-2-3-1 formation to the 3-4-2-1.

“He is very good Fonseca, someone who I value a lot purely as a person,” he said.

“He has understood that with four, he was having defensive difficulties, and he has found balance with three.”