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Barcelona vs Roma champion league quater final 2018 live update:Barcelona vs Roma live stream score update match highlights Barcelona vs Roma champion league quater finals 2018  live score update Barcelona vs Roma champion league quater finals 2018 live score update barcelona vs Roma champion league quater finals 2018 highlights , Barcelona vs Roma champion league quater final 2018 live update:Barcelona are aiming to reach the Champions League semi-finals for first time since winning the competition in 2015 as they face Roma over two quarter-final legsThe last time these two teams met Barca ran out 6-1 winners, with an Italian team not winning at Camp Nou since Juventus at this stage 15 years ago..As if the prospect of facing Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba and Ivan Rakitic weren’t enough in and of itself, Roma has suddenly been bit by the injury bug, potentially losing three key pieces ahead of the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal matchup against Barcelona Radja Nainggolan could miss Roma’s Champions League quarter-final showdown with Barcelona after suffering what appeared to be a muscular injury against Bologna. Nainggolan, a key figure in Eusebio Di Francesco’s midfield, limped out of Saturday’s Serie A clash after 16 minutes, clutching his right thigh. It remains to be seen whether the 29-year-old – who was recalled to Roberto Martinez’s Belgium squad for the friendly win over Saudi Arabia – will be fit to feature in the first leg at Camp Nou on Wednesday Another concern for Di Francesco is winger Cengiz Under, who sat out the match against Bologna following a knee injury sustained on international duty with Turkey, although the youngster is expected to recover in time for the trip to Spain.Sergio Busquets has been out since fracturing a toe in the second leg of Barcelona’s Champions League last 16 victory over Chelsea, but there is a chance he could return in time to take on Roma at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.There is optimism at Barcelona that the midfielder will be recovered enough to feature in the quarter-final first leg.It was expected that it would take three weeks to recover from the injury and that three-week period will be up this Wednesday, the day of the game. He hasn’t yet returned to training, but he should do so at the beginning of this week and his fitness will be evaluated during those sessions. A lot has been made of how Barcelona struggled without Lionel Messi in the opening hour of their 2-2 draw against Sevilla, but it’s also true that they appeared to miss the calming presence of Busquets, so there will be a strong desire to play him in this European fixture, whether as a starter or as a substitute Barcelona vs Roma champion league quater finals 2018  live update: Perotti and Fazio :We haven’t talked to him about the tie. At Roma, we’re focused on the importance of being calm and we must also think about how to stop Jordi Alba, Andres Iniesta and others,” they added.”We are also a great team though and we are going to put in a good performance.”There’s also no doubt that we want him to play at the Camp Nou because we are in the Champions League and we want to face the best players possible.”Despite the optimism both men share though, Perotti did acknowledge that when it comes down to it, it will be hard to look beyond their opponents or Real Madrid to lift the trophy in Kiev once again.”Barcelona are the toughest opponent we could have played but Madrid, although they haven’t been good in LaLiga, are completely different in the Champions League,” he said. barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says Lionel Messi rescued Barcelona from defeat at Sevilla despite still struggling with a hamstring injury. The Catalans’ unbeaten run in La Liga this season looked to be coming to an end at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan until Luis Suarez and Messi scored in the 88th and 89th minutes to salvage a 2-2 draw. Messi had only come off the bench in the 58th minute, having missed both of Argentina’s friendly matches during the international break with a muscle problem.Valverde says he always intended to get the 30-year-old involved against Sevilla but admits his match-saving cameo came despite him not being fully recovered. “I had planned to bring on Messi anyway,” the coach told Movistar. “He’s injured but he’s been inactive for a while and we thought it would be better for him to play to get some rhythm of competition. “He was decisive. We think he’ll be okay for Roma [on Wednesday].” Sevilla deservedly went 2-0 up through Franco Vazquez and Luis Muriel, before spurning a host of chances on the counter-attack prior to Barca’s late revival. Valverde concedes his side played a risky game in the second half, adding: “The first half was fairly balanced, even though they had some dangerous counter-attacks. They pressed us high. “In the second half, they were comfortable with that situation, because they have quick players like [Jesus] Navas. They got the second goal and we had to take a chance.       Barcelona host Roma at Camp Nou with kick-off scheduled for 7.45pm on Wednesday, April 4]]>

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