Football 'demigods' Barcelona braced for Roma 'intensity'

PSG star Neymar

PSG star Neymar

"The 54-year-old Spaniard stated that his club has not won anything yet and haven't even made it to the semi-finals, "It seems like we're already thinking of the semifinals - no, no, no,", he said", We've not won anything yet.

'We looked at the game in the first leg... we've watched Barcelona for a number of months now and I'm not sure - even though they haven't conceded many - I'm not sure you cannot concede when you've got two strikers that don't put anything into defending.

"We never felt comfortable in the game because Roma played very well and we couldn't get our own game going", he said at his post-match press conference.

Messi is the first football player in history who won five Ballon D´Or - the first four won consecutively - and four European Golden Shoes. We can't take to the field thinking they cannot compete with us. "We got a good result at Camp Nou, we have the advantage, but we need to play as though it were 0-0".

Eusebio Di Francesco surprised everyone with a 3-4-1-2 formation, whereas Ernesto Valverde was criticised for being too conservative.

It's hard to say sorry because at the end of the day we always try to give our best.

Barca midfielder Sergio Busquets is a doubt as he recovers from a fractured toe, but Valverde can count on the attacking duo of Messi and Luis Suarez.

The UN World Tourism Organization said Monday it has appointed FC Barcelona's Argentine star Lionel Messi as an ambassador to promote responsible tourism. "Then of course we'll have to be wary of (Edin) Dzeko and others".

Barcelona is looking forward to sealing their place in the UEFA Champions League which is to be held today.

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