Barcelona crash out of Champions League after shock loss to Roma

Barcelona crash out of Champions League after shock loss to Roma

Barcelona crash out of Champions League after shock loss to Roma

They felt hard done by a few of the referee's decisions, but in the end they're still staring at a three-goal deficit against Barcelona's high-powered attack. It meant the five-time Champions League winners were out, prompting several questions.

"Coming back from 4-1 down to Barcelona is awesome just by itself, but watching the way the team played for 90 minutes - this wasn't a game where we luckily won, it just felt like the whole time we sort of had them back on their heels".

Eusebio Di Francesco's men go into Tuesday's game on the back of a humbling 0-2 loss at home to Fiorentina over the weekend, a result which leaves qualification for next season's competition hanging in the balance. They played with the same spirit that they did in Catalunya.

That famous night in Istanbul.

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Salah and Roberto Firmino struck in the second half, as they fought back from going a goal down on the night to reach the competition's last four for the first time in 10 years.

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Possibly the two most dramatic minutes in the history of European club football.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, another late substitute, avoided the need for extra time, stabbing Sheringham's header from a David Beckham corner into the roof of the net as United completed an historic treble in astonishing fashion.

Roma took the lead in the 6th minute through Edin Džeko, the ideal start to mount the comeback, but they still needed two more as well as a clean sheet. Thomas Vermaelen, Andre Gomes, the ineligible Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele all make way.

"Rome's historic feat: 3-0 against Barca, flying into the semi-finals".

Rivaldo then converted a penalty after Celestine Babayaro was sent off and Patrick Kluivert wrapped things up, crushing Chelsea's dreams.

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