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Man City And Barcelona knocked Out Of UEFA

Collins Ndlovu

Despite Barcelona unbeaten record on the La liga, it was hammered humiliated by AS ROMA , this also happened to Manchester City who was beaten twice in the champions league by Liverpool

There were two sides facing three-goal deficits in the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday. One was widely considered to have at least a chance of going through–but it was the one that didn’t that pulled off the unlikely miracle after all.

Roma overcame a 4-1 loss to Barcelona in the first leg, scoring three unanswered at the raucous Stadio Olimpico to oust Lionel Messi & Company as they are effectively known, and secure an improbable place in the semifinals.

Liverpool, meanwhile, after a difficult first half, finished off the job against Manchester City  with a 2-1 win, advancing 5-1 on aggregate.

The story of the day, though, was Roma. An early strike from Edin Dzeko and a Daniele De Rossi penalty put Roma one goal from an away-goals victory, and the winner came from Kostas Manolas with eight minutes remaining. What was once an academic Barcelona edge turned into a 4-4 aggregate draw with Dzeko’s first-leg away goal proving to be decisive.

At the Etihad, City had put Liverpool under pressure, taking a second-minute lead through Gabriel Jesus, hitting the post and having a goal wrongly ruled out before halftime. Pep Guardiola was sent to the stands for his protests at that decision, and City never developed the same momentum after the break. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino settled the tie, sending Liverpool on to the final four, where it’s joined, improbably, by Roma.

There are also two fixtures tonight that are taking place where Real Madrid will be hosting Juventus at home where it has 3-0 advantage, while Bayern Munich will also be facing sevila where it has a 2-1 advantage and kick off time is 20h45 Central Africa Time.

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