On Wednesday, playing at the Camp Nou, Barcelona took a giant step to reach the semi-final of the Champions League. The team beat Rome 4-1 in a game that was marked by two goals against, De Rossi and Manolas were the authors; Piqué and Suarez completed the score in favor of Ernesto Valverde's side. After the first half-time, with the Catalans creating the main chances, Barça opened the scoring in the final stretch, in the goal against De Rossi. In the complementary stage, things went to the team led by Eusebio Di Francesco, took another three and decreased with Dzeko. Alisson, likely holder in the goal of the Brazilian National Team, despite conceding four goals, had good participation in the match, making some defenses and saving the team.
If they want to pass, the Italians will have to make at least three goals difference. If you make 3 to 0, you advance. The Spaniards can lose by up to two difference goals, which reach semi. The teams are thinking again about the national championships. Barca face Leganés at home. Roma will host Fiorentina at the Olympic Stadium. Both games will be on Saturday. The two teams will meet again next Tuesday in Italy. The game - In the first seconds, Roma advanced the mark, seeking to press, but Barcelona began to control the match, with possession of the ball and exchange of passes. At seven minutes, the Catalans scored with Suarez, but the Uruguayan was caught offside. Three minutes later, the Romanistas complained of Semedo's penalty in Dzeko, the referee ignored and had the match followed. In the sequence, Messi tried from a distance, Alisson defended with scares. At 18, Rakitic crossed low and the ball went straight, but caught on the beam. On the rebound, Suarez isolated on his left leg. In a good play worked between Messi, Suarez and Alba, the center forward finalized, but Alisson flattened. The Brazilian goalkeeper made a good start. In half an hour of departure, the Italian team made a great match, not only being behind, and leaving for the game.Get your free daily pronosticos and bet on your favourite match.
At 37, the Spaniards went ahead, Messi tabbed with Iniesta, in the return to the Argentine, De Rossi played against and opened the score at the Camp Nou. Two minutes later, a move of extreme difficulty for the refereeing. Pellegrini fell in the middle of the penalty area, but his finishing shot hit the post. In the return to the interval, Rome almost equalized with Perotti, who lost clear chance of goal. Soon after, Alba knocked, Alisson countered, and Suarez sent it out. The club of the Italian capital continued seeking the attempt, after Umtiti lose the ball, Florenzi knocked, and Ter Stegen took. At 11, the Catalans expanded, after crossing the right, Umtiti shared with Manolas, and the Greek defender scored against. Another goal scored against. Two minutes later, Suarez received, cleared the rear and hit, Alisson defended, in the rebound, Piqué just pushed into the net. After the third goal conceded, the visitors left for the game, looking for at least one goal so as not to be in such a complicated situation. But Barcelona was better. Paulinho entered Busquets' place, and made a good start.
In the 32nd minute after Ter Stegen's misalignment, Roma almost went down with Defrel, but the German goalkeeper redeemed himself and managed to defend. The archer would return to shine, after beautiful shot put of Perotti. Two minutes later, the effort was awarded, Dzeko received and hit left leg, in the corner, no chances. However, at 41, Barça scored the fourth goal, Fazio failed to pull away, and Suarez took first, with no chance for Alisson, 4 to 1 final score and vacated for the team of Ernesto Valverde.
DATASHEET BARCELONA-ESP 4 X 1 ROMA-ITA Location: Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona (Spain) Date: April 4, 2018, Wednesday Referee: Danny Makkelie (Germany) Assistants: Mario Dias and Hessel Steegstra (both from Germany) Yellow Cards: Kolarov and Strootman (Roma) Red Cards: Goals: Barcelona: De Rossi (counter) in the 37th minute of the first half, Manolas (counter) in the 11th minute, Piqué in the 13th minute and Suarez in the 41st minute of the second half. Roma: Dzeko in the 34th minute of the second half. Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Piqué, Umtiti and Alba; Sergio Busquets (Paulinho), Rakitic, Iniesta (Denis Suarez) and Sergi Roberto (André Gomes); Messi and Suarez. Coach: Ernesto Valverde Rome: Alisson; Bruno Peres, Manolas, Fazio and Kolarov; De Rossi (Defrel), Pellegrini (Gonalons) and Strootman; Florenzi (El Shaarawy), Perotti and Dzeko. Coach: Eusebio Di Francesco.