The capital Club AS Roma made a remarkable comeback in the history of UEFA Champions League after defeating Barcelona 3-0 in their home in Italy, which at the same time might be an hindrance to Messi's winning of the Ballon d'or for the sixth time.

The capital Club AS Roma made a remarkable comeback in the history of UEFA Champions League after defeating Barcelona 3-0 in their home in Italy, which at the same time might be an hindrance to Messi's winning of the Ballon d'or for the sixth time.


The Spanish Laliga side came into the match with the confidence of 3 goals ahead of their italian counterpart, the hope which begin to wane after Eden Dzeko paved way for his side with an early 6th minute goal at the first half, this lead Increases the chances of defeating Barca.

The Messi side barely had their feet on the ball. Eusebio Di Francesco's men missed lots of chances but eventually got the second goal by Danielle De Rossi from the spot Dzeko was taken down by Gerard Pique, and awarded a penalty. This happened at the 58th minute of the game .


The hope of qualifying to the semi-finals was brought into reality for the Romans and dashed for Barcelona after Kostas Manolas etched in the third goal with a beautiful header which sends his team through at the 82nd minute. 

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