Alessandro Florenzi’s amazing strike from 50 metres cancelled out Luis Suarez, as Roma held Barcelona 1-1.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni welcomes Luis Enrique’s Barcelona and notes “we were more nervous against Frosinone.”
Wojciech Szczesny said Roma “are ready for whatever happens” against Barcelona tonight.
Roma start Edin Dzeko, Mohamed Salah and Lucas Digne against reigning Champions League holders Barcelona with Leo Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.
Join us and give your views as Roma begin their Champions League adventure against Treble-winners Barcelona.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique calls Francesco Totti ‘a champion’ ahead of the Roma match tonight.
Angelo Di Livio praises Juventus’ ‘great character’ in the Champions League win over Manchester City last night.
Giovanni Trapattoni is confident Maurizio Sarri is ‘the right choice for Napoli’.
Leonardo sees Inter as Scudetto contenders, believes Juventus will ‘recover’ and Roma are ‘the best team in the League’.
Roma President James Pallotta believes ‘even a team like Barcelona are beatable’.
Dino Zoff believes “if Juventus play in an old-fashioned style, they can bring home a positive result against Manchester City.”
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique has “positive” memories of Roma and calls Leo Messi “the best player in the history of football.”
Jordi Alba said Barcelona won’t miss Gerard Pique and they cannot underestimate Roma in the Champions League.
Ivan Rakitic said Edin Dzeko is “one of the best strikers in the world” and Barcelona must be wary of “strengthened” Roma.
Miralem Pjanic is still unavailable as Roma named the squad facing Barcelona in tomorrow’s Champions League clash.
Cesare Prandelli believes Napoli ‘can fight for the Scudetto’ along with Juventus, Roma, Inter and Milan.
Roma midfielder Iago Falque believes all Barcelona’s players are ‘phenomena’ but Lionel Messi is ‘from another planet’.
Radja Nainggolan admits ‘Barcelona are the favourites’ against Roma but ‘we can do well’.
Daniele De Rossi calls for ‘sacrifice’ from his Roma teammates to stop Lionel Messi and Barcelona.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is ‘impossible to define’ and promises a performances of ‘humility and ambition.’