Reporter’s view: Roma will be out to disprove the cliché that lightning does not strike twice in the same place. The 3-0 win that eliminated Barcelona in the last round was a bolt from the blue, and they need another at the Stadio Olimpico to overturn Liverpool’s 5-2 lead. The belief in the city is surprisingly high for such a mammoth undertaking, given recent precedent, and storm clouds are indeed forecast to move in.

Possible line-ups


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Roma: Alisson; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Nainggolan, De Rossi, Pellegrini; Schick, Džeko, El Shaarawy
Out: Karsdorp (knee), Defrel (knee)
Doubtful: Perotti (ankle), Strootman (ribs)

Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mané
Out: Matip (thigh), Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee), Can (back), Gomez (ankle)

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Fantasy Football top point scorers

Roma: Edin Džeko, forward (60 points, €11.0m)
Liverpool: Roberto Firmino, forward (81 points, €9.6m)

Where to watch

Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here

Weekend results

Listen to live commentary of Roma v Liverpool on Wednesday


Listen to live commentary of Roma v Liverpool on Wednesday

Roma 4-1 Chievo
Liverpool 0-0 Stoke City

Form guide*

Roma: WLWWDW
Liverpool: DWDWWD

*All competitions, most recent first

Eusebio Di Francesco, Roma coach

Is Salah's strike against Roma your goal of the semi-finals?


Is Salah’s strike against Roma your goal of the semi-finals?

We’ve got to want this comeback and give it everything – we’ve got to do something truly great. [We must have] belief and with this mentality, with these fans and this passion around the team, try to perform another miracle – and saying miracle is perfectly fine. I’m glad we’ve got this far, but I’m never one to settle for that. Our ambition should be to get to Kyiv.

Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool manager

Press conference scheduled for 17:10CET


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