ROMA NEWS

Julen Lopetegui felt Roma “were going to make life complicated” for Real Madrid in the 3-0 Champions League result.
Isco felt Real Madrid “could’ve scored more goals” after their 3-0 Champions League victory over Roma, as they had 30 shots.
Daniele De Rossi acknowledges Roma got “demoralised” in the 3-0 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, but also wasted chances to score.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco admits Real Madrid “are superior, but we made too many mistakes and our final ball was never right.”
Roma were beaten 3-0 by Real Madrid with an Isco free kick, Gareth Bale counter and Mariano Diaz stunner, but Robin Olsen prevented a heavier result.
Join us for all the build-up and action from the Champions League, as Roma visit Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo leads Juventus in Valencia.
Roma director of sport Monchi believes a good result against Real Madrid in the Champions League “would boost confidence and that’s a very big part of it.”
Aleksandar Kolarov assures Roma “won’t just sit back and wait for Real Madrid to score, as that isn’t our style” in the Champions League.
Roma begin their Champions League campaign against the trophy holders and rely on Edin Dzeko, Cengiz Under and debutant Nicolò Zaniolo.
Roma “were in negotiations for Marco Asensio before Real Madrid,” confirmed the sensation’s agent ahead of their Champions League clash.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco believes Real Madrid have “the highest quality in Europe” but “we’ll try not to change our mentality”.
Roma’s Monchi suggests Real Madrid sold Cristiano Ronaldo because they needed ‘new motivations to win the Champions League’ again.
Real Madrid have named their strongest-possible squad for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Roma.
Roma sporting director Monchi insists he is not thinking about a potential return to Spain with Barcelona. “I’m happy where I am now.”
Mirko Vucinic believes Roma will repeat their Champions League exploits of 10 years ago and beat Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Roma could spring a surprise in their Champions League opener against Real Madrid on Wednesday by handing Nicolo Zaniolo his debut.
Radja Nainggolan felt Tottenham Hotspur were “lucky” to be in front, so the Inter comeback gave them a “deserved” victory.
Captain Daniele De Rossi sees no reason Roma can’t repeat last season’s Champions League heroics - “last year, in theory, the group was even tougher…”
Eusebio Di Francesco wants to see Roma find “a little enthusiasm and freedom” in the Champions League against Real Madrid, but his picks “could surprise you.”
Former Roma goalkeeper Francesco Antonioli claims Mattia Perin or Gianluigi Donnarumma and not Robin Olsen should have replaced Alisson.