Barca are still eight points ahead of the second place team on the la liga point table. Besides, they have recently qualified for the quarter final in UEFA Champions League this season by defeating the current Premier League champion Chelsea by 4 – 1 goals. But the competition in UCL quarter final would not be so easy. They have to face Roma there and the former Roma striker Francesco Totti believes that Barcelona has to work hard to defeat Roma in quarter final.
Spanish giant Barcelona started the new La Liga season impressively and yet to face any defeat in the tournament. In the ongoing season, they are in great form in all competitions. Like they have moved to the Copa Del Rey final already and still standing on the top position on the La Liga point table.
Though, considering the current statistics and the question of moving to the semi final of Champions League, Barcelona is regarded as the favourite undoubtedly. But to beat Roma in quarter final, Barcelona has to play strongly and will have to work hard, it is believed by the former Italian national team forward Francesco Totti.
In the round of last sixteen, Roma defeated the Ukraine club Shakhtar Donetsk. Considering two legs, the score line was 2 – 2 goals but Roma had the option of away goal and so, they are promoted to the quarter final of Champions League this season. On the other hand, Barcelona faced the English Premier League champion Chelsea in round of last sixteen where they won by 4 – 1 goals considering two legs. So, they have promoted to the next round so far.
However, the quarter final of UEFA Champions League consists of two legs where at the Camp Nou in 4th April, 2018 the first leg of the quarter final will be executed where the team of Valverde will face Roma. In 10th April, 2018 the return leg will be staged at Rome.
In the ongoing season of all competitions, Barcelona is in form since the beginning and they are very rich considering their squad. They are now in the top position on La Liga point table by the difference of eight points. They have moved to the final of Copa del Rey as well.
So, Roma has a very tough match ahead but the hope still with them, believes Totti. He still believes that in both legs Barcelona will be suffered by the Italian club Roma where Lionel Messi and Suarez would be suffered as well.
Francesco Totti who just took his retirement from the club Roma but still in the management team with the club and he stated that they are happy to take place amongst top eight club in Europe. He knows that all opponents are hard but Barcelona will have to work hard to beat Roma in quarter final.