FULL-MATCH REPLAY | Wrexham v AS Roma (1984)

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Sat 27 Jun 2020

This weekend's full-match replay showcases the Reds on the global stage as we play host to one of Europe's elite.

Following progression in the European Cup Winners' Cup with a shock victory over Portuguese titans FC Porto over two legs, Italian behemoth AS Roma were next to head to North Wales.

Jim Steel's goal in the first leg over Porto took a lead to Estadio de Astas where a thrilling 4-3 Porto win on the night saw Wrexham through to the Second Round thanks to Jake King and Barry Horne's away goals. 

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World-class talent including the likes of Falcao, Franco Tancredi and Bruno Conti prepared to run out at the Cae Ras with over 14,000 fans packed into the stands for the second leg in North Wales.

Roma picked up a 2-0 victory at the Stadio Olimpico with goals from Roberto Purzzo and 57-time capped Brazilian Toninho Cerezo giving the Italians - managed by future England and Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksen - a two-goal cushion heading to the Racecourse. 

Watch the full-90 minutes of one of the clubs most historic match-ups kick-by-kick free on our YouTube channel, starting from 14:50 we'll be running you through the build-up of a historic European cup tie.


Missed our previous full-match replays? Check them out below.

FA Trophy Final 2013: Wrexham 1-1 Grimsby Town (4-1 Pens)  

National League 2018: Wrexham 5-1 Salford City

FA Cup 1997: Chester City 0-2 Wrexham

National League 2015: Wrexham 4-0 Gateshead

FA Cup 1995: Wrexham 2-1 Ipswich Town

FA Trophy Semi-Final 2015: Torquay United 0-3 Wrexham

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