After the two decisive goals from Cristiano Ronaldo in the UEFA Champions League quarter final match against Juventus in the first leg, all eyes would be on this game because Lionel Messi will take the fight to AS Roma in his home ground. Football frenzies will once again have their fingers crossed because the awesomeness of both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are inseparable. If one scores two goals in one match, the other scores a hattrick. The professionalism of these two players will once again be witnessed as LM 10 would walk out of the dressing room, taking the responsibility of his team for the first leg of the third quarter final match against AS Roma. Barcelona has tasted defeat only once in this season in the hands of Espanyol in Copa Del Rey and apart from that they have been invincible and in their home ground, they are untouchable.
AS Roma vs FC Barcelona full squad, team news, playing XI and match preview are listed here.
When and where?
This match is to be played at Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain. The ground has a capacity of 99, 354 and it is going to be a cold day in Barcelona which would only add to the excitement of this game.
The clash will take place at 12:15 AM (IST) on April 5th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV app.
AS Roma won – 1
FC Barcelona won – 2
Not decided – 2
AS Roma– W L W D W W
FC Barcelona – W W W W W D
AS Roma – Alisson (GK), Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov, Strootman, Rossi, Pellegrini, Under, Dzeko, Perotti
FC Barcelona – Stegen (GK), Alba, Umtiti, Pique, Roberto, Dembele, Paulinho, Rakitic, Iniesta, Messi, Suarez
This is going to be an exciting contest because both these teams would compete with each other in the quarter final fixture and it is expected that Barcelona will have the last laugh on Wednesday. Barcelona has been in great form throughout the season and to match them AS Roma needs something sort of a miracle to win this game. Our bet is on FC Barcelona for this game because they have Lionel Messi and they would win this game.
THIS ROM VS BAR MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.