AS Roma Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo celebrates after opening the scoring during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg football match AS Roma vs FC Porto on February 12, 2019 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. / AFP / Andreas SOLARO
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Teenage sensation Nicolo Zaniolo hit a brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1 in their Champions League last 16, first leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico Tuesday. The 19-year-old got his first Champions League goal after 70 minutes in Rome, adding a second six minutes later to inflict a first defeat on Porto in this year's top-tier European competition. Adrian Lopez pulled a vital goal back for the Portuguese club after 79 minutes.Roma held on for their first success over Porto, who have won the competition twice, most recently in 2004 under Jose Mourinho.
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