Champions League: AS Roma vs Barcelona

AS Roma vs Barcelona Betting Tip and Predictions. Last season champions Barcelona will begin to defend the trophy in Champions League against AS Roma.

Roma failed to go through from the group phase last season, so their main goal is to qualify in 1/16 finals. In the previous season they were in very tough group with Manchester City, Bayern Munich and CSKA Moscow. This season they will not have an easy job against champions Barcelona, Leverkusen and BATE, but they have real chances to reach the one of the first two positions. Roma started very good this season in Serie A and with two wins against Juventus away 1-2 and Frosinone 0-2 they are full of confidence.

Barcelona is one of the main candidates to lift the trophy in Champions league this season. They made an amazing start of the season with all three wins in Primera Division, including a victory in a derby match against Atletico Madrid. Barcelona have already play against Roma last month in a friendly match and beat them 3-0. True, it was a friendly game, but Barcelona is too strong.

AS Roma vs Barcelona injuries and suspensions

Roma will be without Pjanic, Strootman and Capradossi, while visitors miss Dani Alves, their first goalkeeper Bravo, Vermaelen, Turan and Vidal.

AS Roma vs Barcelona possible lineups

AS Roma: Szczesny; Florenzi, Rudiger, Manolas, Digne; Rossi, Nainggolan; Gervinho, Falque, Salah; Dzeko.

Barcelona: Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets, Iniesta, Rakitic; Neymar, Suarez, Messi.

AS Roma vs Barcelona Betting Tip and Predictions

Roma have very solid team and play upfront their supporters. That could be an advantage for home side, but Barca have very strong team and their main goal is qualify for the next round as soon as possible, so I believe that they will take all three points tonight.

AS Roma vs Barcelona Betting Tip: 2 @ 1.62 (Bet365)

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