The UEFA Champions League have witnessed a lot fascinating and nerve-cracking games this campaign. From the knockout round, the games have been intriguing and mind blowing. From the ingenuity of Lionel Messi to knock out chelsea, to the spectacular display of Cristiano Ronaldo to ensure Madrid overcame Juventus yet again. Also, the red hot form of Mo Salah was enough to help Liverpool see out a strong city side.
That being said, the valiant display and miraculous comeback of As Roma to knockout Barcelona defying the odds in the process will stand out as the shock of this campaign. Going into the second leg, the Romans had to overturn the aggregate scoreline to their favour after loosing the first leg 4-1. Undeterred by the herculean task, the men from Rome, pulled off one of the most shocking comebacks in the history of the competition to book their place in the Semi finals, a feet that have never been attained in the club’s history as far as the Champions League is concerned. To get to the finals in Kiev, the Roman Warriors must go past the determined and fearless red armies from Liverpool. Things didn’t go according to plan as they were put to the sword by the magnificence of their once loyal gladiator in the person of Mo Salah.
They may be down at the moment but not yet conquered not minding the huge task of qualifying that lies ahead. Going into the second leg, Roma will have to draw inspiration from their valiant display against Barcelona and hope another miraculous comeback can be pulled off. Can Roma do the impossible yet again? We will wait and see the possibility of that impossibility.
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