Roma on Thursday defeated Real Sociedad at the at the Stadio Olimpico in the first leg of the Europa League last 16.
Goals from striker, Stephan El Shaarawy in the first half and defender Marash Kumbulla in the second, half was good enough for Mourinho’s Roma to take the day, in the competitive match.
While in search of an equaliser, winger Take Kubo struck the post at the other end as the Basques battled back.
Roma crowned their efforts with an advantage to take to San Sebastian as Albanian defender, Marash Kumbulla powered home a header from Paulo Dybala’s in swinging corner.
In other results, Bayer Leverkusen beat Ferencvaros 2-0 at home while Bundesliga surprise package Union Berlin grabbed a 3-3 draw against Belgian side Royale Union SG.
In the UEFA Conference League, Michael Antonio hit two first half goals to earn West Ham a 2-0 win at EK Larnaca, while Villarreal shared a 1-1 draw with Anderlect.
Manu Trigueros put the Spanish visitors in front but Anders Dreyer levelled early in the second half.