SK SLovan Bratislava surprisingly defeated favorized AS Roma 1-0 in the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match in Bratislava.

Marian Had (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava fights for the ball with Stefano Okaka (R) of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Marian Had (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava fights for the ball with Stefano Okaka (R) of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Stefano Okaka (C) of AS Roma fights for the ball with Lukas Pauschek (L) and Marian Had (R) of SK Slovan Bratislava during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jiri Kladrubsky (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava fights for the ball with Bojan Krkic (R) of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011.

Igor Zofcak (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava fights for the ball with Gianluca Caprari of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Jose Angel (L) of AS Roma fights for the ball with Mamadou Bagayoko (R) of SK Slovan Bratislava during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Gianluca Caprari (L) of AS Roma and Mamadou Bagayoko (R) of SK Slovan Bratislava in action during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Goalkeeper Matus Putnocky (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava clears the ball in front of Stefano Okaka (C) and Nicolas Burdisso (R) of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

 

Simone Perrotta (L) of AS Roma and Mamadou Bagayoko (R) of SK Slovan Bratislava jump for a header during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Lukas Pauschek (L) of SK Slovan Bratislava fights for the ball with Simone Perrotta (R) of AS Roma during the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011.

Goalkeaper Matus Putnocky (L) and Marek Kuzma (R) of SK Slovan Bratislava celebrates with his teammates after winning the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011.

Igor Zofcak (2nd R) of SK Slovan Bratislava celebrates with his teammates after winning the UEFA Europa League play off first leg soccer match between SK Slovan Bratislava and AS Roma at the SK Slovan Stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18 August 2011. EPA/PETER HUDEC