Roma defeat Barcelona 3-0 to reach 2017/18 Champions League semis

Roma defeat Barcelona 3-0 to reach 2017/18 Champions League semis

- Barcelona failed to reach the 2017/18 Champions League semifinal after losing 3-0 against Roma in their second leg match in the quarterfinal

- The Catalan giants won the first leg match 4-1 at the Nou Camp, but suffered a defeat in the second leg match in Rome

- Aggregate scoreline for the two games ended 4-4, but Roma qualified for the last four thanks to their away goal scored at the Nou Camp

Despite winning the 2017/18 Spanish La Liga title, Barcelona failed in their quest to reach the last four of the UEFA Champions League after been bundled out of the championship by Roma.

But their 3-0 defeat against the Italian club in the second leg of their quarterfinal match on April 10, 2018 made many Barcelona fans livid considering how they won in the first leg.

Barcelona were superb in the first leg match against Roma in front of their fans beating them 4-1 at the Camp Nou on April 4.

Roma scored two own goals in this match as Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez got the other two goals for the Catalan giants before Edin Zdeko made sure Roma left Spain with a goal.

Barcelona fans all over the world thought the second leg match in Roma would be an easy game for their players considering how they won 4-1 in their first game, but they were beaten 3-0.

Goals from Edin Dzeko, De Rossi and Manolas condemned Barcelona to a 3-0 defeat and crashed out of the 2017/18 Champions League in the quarterfinal.

Barcelona failed to make it to the semifinal at the 2017/18 Champions League after losing 3-0 to Roma in the second leg as the Italian club qualified for the semis on away goal rule.

After the first and second leg games were played which ended 4-4 on aggregate, there was not a replay as Roma qualified for the semifinal courtesy of the goal Edin Dzeko scored at the Nou Camp.

Roma on the other hand also failed to reach the final of the 2017/18 Champions League as they were beaten by Premier League side Liverpool who also lost the final against Real Madrid.

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Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Italian club Roma defeated Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona 3-0 to qualify for the 2017/18 Champions League semifinal.

Roma lost the first leg 4-1, but goals from Eden Dzeko, De Rossi and Manolas ensured their qualification for the semifinal.

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