Edin Dzeko, Daniele De Rossi and Konstantinos Manolas score in stunning Champions League turnaround as Italian side defy the odds to reach semi-final on away goals. Score : Roma 3-0 Barcelona (4-4 agg).
The miracle comeback happened but it happened in Rome.
Barcelona delivered their worst performance of the season and crashed out of the Champions League losing 3-0 to Roma.
Dzeko inspired comeback with first goal
Former Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko was the hero. He got the first and it was his away goal at the Camp Nou that sent Roma through on an extraordinary night.Dzeko scored just six minutes in for Roma to give them a little bit of hope in pulling off the upset.
de Rossi Penalty
Roma then won a penalty kick just before the hour mark and Daniele de Rossi scored from the spot.
Twenty-six-year-old centre back Manolas completed the remarkable turnaround by flicking home a header from a corner kick.
Absolutely stunning. Barcelona only had nine shots, three of which were on frame, and they only have 57 percent possession, which is low for them. Roma was able to let Radja Nainggolan do his job in the middle for the first hour, and then the defense, led by Manolas and Federico Fazio, played with cautious and brains to hold on to the result.