Published: Wed, April 04, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

City face Liverpool test, Messi to return as Barca host Roma

City face Liverpool test, Messi to return as Barca host Roma

That might not bode well for AS Roma, particularly as the Catalan giants have not lost any of their previous 12 encounters with Italian sides at Camp Nou.

"We face it with enthusiasm and a 50 percent chance of winning, just like them".

Meanwhile, Eusebio Di Francesco's Roma heads into Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona after playing a 1-1 draw with Bologna in an away Serie A clash at the weekend.

The French international's form has helped the club perform to their maximum this season, reportedly alerting the likes of Manchester United, in activating his €60m release clause. Suarez has a good record against Roma, scoring 3 goals in 2 matches against them and the 31-year-old will certainly one to keep an eye on during this tie. We hope to have him back.

The favourites: "We're aware that we have a great squad and we have the quality to win this tie".

The winger recalls his memories from Roma, stating "It was the first club that opened its doors for me after spending all my life in Barcelona. We finished first in a very hard first round, we (then) faced Shakhtar and we made a positive journey". Uruguay global Castro's coolly converted penalty brought a first win in 14 LaLiga outings for Los Boquerones, whose fate remains in their own hands.

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Roma, of course, made one of the competition's biggest statements in the group stage, finishing above both Atletico Madrid and Chelsea to secure passage to the Round of 16.

El Shaarawy added: "We know that it'll be very tough to play against Barcelona at the Camp Nou but we have nothing to lose".

Striker, Cengiz Under is unlikely to make the trip to Spain because of injury.

Messi has scored nine goals in his last seven matches.

Klopp confirmed centre-back Joel Matip will miss the rest of the season with a thigh injury, while Adam Lallana will miss both legs against City due to a hamstring injury suffered in Saturday's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Radja Nainggolan will be available for selection on Wednesday. We think that today he will be fine and that tomorrow he will be even better.

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