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Roma 3-0 Barcelona: Player Ratings & Man of the Match

Kostas Manolas scored a late header to complete a remarkable comeback victory for Roma over Barcelona and send the Italians into their first European Cup semi-final in 34 years. Barcelona, who led 4-1 after the first leg, conceded first when striker Edin Džeko poked home, and went further behind after captain Danielle De Rossi’s converted penalty, before defender Manolas flicked home the decisive goal. Ernesto Valverde’s team find themselves on the brink of the La Liga crown and will face Sevilla in the final of the Copa del Rey but…

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Roma 3-0 Barcelona: Italian miracle sends Valverde’s men out of Champions League

Kostas Manolas scored a late header to complete a remarkable comeback victory for Roma over Barcelona and send the Italians into their first European Cup semi-final in 34 years. Barcelona, who led 4-1 after the first leg, conceded first when striker Edin Džeko poked home, and went further behind after captain Danielle De Rossi’s converted penalty, before defender Manolas flicked home the decisive goal. The away team, who came into the fixture unbeaten since mid-January, had an early opportunity through Sergi Roberto, but the Spaniard’s shot was straight at goalkeeper…

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Roma vs Barcelona: Lineups, Preview & Prediction

Barcelona will face Roma on Tuesday evening in the Champions League, holding a 4-1 first leg lead. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7.45pm GMT – Stadio Olimpico – BT Sport The La Liga side currently hold the advantage in the quarter-final tie after winning 4-1 in the first leg at the Nou Camp last week with Edin Dzeko giving Roma a small lifeline. Barca were brilliant against Leganes on the weekend, but in truth – Ernesto Valverde’s side failed to get out of second gear. Roma, meanwhile, despite having 25 attempts – lost…

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La Liga News 

Valverde takes whole Barcelona squad to Rome

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has called on his whole squad for the trip to Italy where they will face AS Roma on Tuesday evening in the Champions League. Having comfortably beaten Leganes on Saturday evening, Barca rested on Sunday – before departing for Rome on Monday morning. Valverde and his squad will depart El Prat airport around 10.30 on Monday, before arriving and training in the Italian city – prior to Tuesday evening’s Champions League tie. Everyone except for Lucas Digne (injured) and Philippe Coutinho (unavailable) are available but the…

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Barcelona 4-1 Roma: Player Ratings & Man of the Match

Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona did enough to beat Roma in the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday evening at the Camp Nou. The Catalan side started looking rather jaded following the 2-2 draw with Sevilla at the weekend but they did spring into life half way through the first half. Luis Suarez had a goal rightly ruled out for offside, before Ivan Rakitic hit the post with a superb effort as the home side attempted to take the lead. Whilst Suarez and Lionel Messi had attempts saved by Alisson, it was Daniele…

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Barcelona 4-1 Roma: Valverde’s side do enough to all-but seal semi-final place

Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona did enough to beat Roma in the Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday evening at the Camp Nou. The Catalan side started looking rather jaded following the 2-2 draw with Sevilla at the weekend but they did spring into life half way through the first half. Luis Suarez had a goal rightly ruled out for offside, before Ivan Rakitic hit the post with a superb effort as the home side attempted to take the lead. Whilst Suarez and Lionel Messi had attempts saved by Alisson, it was Daniele…

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Gossip News 

Real Madrid submit €60m bid for Alisson

Real Madrid have submitted an official bid for Roma keeper Alisson, according to reports. The Brazilian has impressed in Italy, becoming one of the best in the world, with his performances attracting many suitors. Los Blancos have previously been linked with ex-Atletico Madrid shot-stopper David de Gea and Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea, but their poor displays in the Champions League have led them to look elsewhere. According to Mundo Deportivo and Corriere dello Sport, Madrid have now made a concrete move, offering the Brazilian stopper a contract in the region of €5m…

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Growing list of clubs ready to hand Ceballos Madrid escape

Roma have joined a growing list of European clubs ready to hand Dani Ceballos an escape route out of Real Madrid. Having been the star of last summer for Spain’s U21 side in Poland where they finished runners up in the European championships, Ceballos was quickly linked with a move to both Barcelona and Madrid. The latter were quick to pursue a move and the 21-year-old moved to the Santiago Bernabeu from Real Betis for a fee believed to be in the region of €20m. However, a lack of playing time…

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Real Madrid look to Brazilian keeper after Kepa failure

Real Madrid are interested in signing Roma keeper Alisson, according to reports in Mundo Deportivo. The Brazilian stopper has emerged as a target for club president Florentino Perez, who is determined to replace Keylor Navas and bolster his squad for next season. 25-year-old Alisson has been in superb form this season in Serie A, starting 32 games for the Rome outfit, whilst he has cemented his place for the Brazilian national side. Madrid’s interest comes after their failure to sign Kepa from Athletic Club, with the youngster signing a new…

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La Liga News 

Villarreal braced as Roma come in for two star players

Villarreal are bracing themselves after learning Italian side Roma are preparing a double bid for Mario Gaspar and Nicola Sansone. After losing striker Cedric Bakambu to the Chinese Super League, Yellow Submarine boss Javi Calleja will be hoping reports in Spanish media about Roma’s interest in Mario and Sansone has no foundation. Roma, headed by former Sevilla sporting director Monchi, are on the look out for new players after their worry both Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri could leave for English club Chelsea. Blues boss Antonio Conte is keen to…

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