Roma’s Edin Dzeko, Aleksandar Kolarov and team mates celebrate after the Champions League Quarter Final match at Stadio Olympio in Rome.
Ouch. It may not be Messi and Suarez’s job to to defend from deep, but it is their job to defend from the front and they didn’t do that well enough against Roma. It was put down to the Argentinean superstar lacking match fitness as it was his first start after returning from a hamstring injury.
The win came in the second of a two-leg quarterfinal.
If Lionel Messi’s not too big to clean his own boots, then you can clean yours as well.
Andres Iniesta has made a decision over his future and it is a realistic possibility that he will leave Barcelona in the summer, Goal understands.
Athletic won the title with an aggregate score of 5-1, after a 1-1 draw in the second leg.
Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo called the defeat “a historic debacle” and also took aim at the former Athletic Bilbao coach.
Roma star Cengiz Under can’t believe what he experienced yesterday night when Roma beat Barcelona 3-0 to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals.
However, there was a welcome boost ahead of kickoff with Mohamed Salah passing a late fitness test and drafted into the side immediately, while the Citizens pulled their tried and tested in a back-three formation. “This means we managed to limit his movement between the lines”.
“It was a typical game where they wanted to protect their advantage. We stopped (Lionel) Messi (in the first leg) and we have to try to do it again tomorrow”. There will be hard games ahead but we will concentrate on winning what we can still do as so far we have won nothing.
But I think the best, like Zidane, in his prime he would pop up with crucial goals in finals. “But I don’t know anything about it, so, for now, there is nothing”.