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FC Barcelona News: 11 April 2018; Barcelona Humiliated by Roma

AS Roma v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

AS Roma 3-0 FC Barcelona: Goodbye to the Champions League | FC Barcelona
Rome wasn’t built in a day. And AS Roma weren’t beaten in a day either. Barça came into Tuesday’s Champions League quarter final second leg with a commanding 4-1 lead from the Camp Nou, but although some may have suspected qualification was now a mere formality, the Italians produced the most unexpected of comebacks.

Valverde: ‘We never felt comfortable’ | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde made no excuses in his press conference after the 3-0 reverse in Rome that spelt elimination for FC Barcelona from the Champions League. “We never felt comfortable in the game because Roma played very well” he said. “And we couldn’t get our own game going.”

Bartomeu: ‘I am sorry for Barça fans’ | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona fell to a 3-0 defeat in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against AS Roma to be eliminated from the competition on away goals thanks to the Italians’ goal in the 4-1 defeat in the first leg at Camp Nou. The Barça president Josep Maria Bartomeu said after the final whistle: “I’m sorry for the Barça fans, we are all sad. We feel for the fans around the world but we have a very competitive side who will pick themselves up.”

Iniesta: Possibly my last CL game | Football Espana
Andres Iniesta admits ‘it’s possible’ that he has played his last game for Barcelona in the Champions League after their ‘painful’ defeat to Roma. Iniesta signed a lifetime contract with Barca earlier in the season, but the unique deal allowed the midfielder to consider his future at the end of each campaign and he has been linked with lucrative moves to China.

Busquets rues ‘worst’ experience | Football Espana
Sergio Busquets concedes Barcelona’s Champions League exit to Roma is ‘my most negative experience’ and ‘probably the worst blow of my career’. Busquets’ Barca were eliminated from the Champions League on Tuesday as Roma prevailed 3-0 on the away-goals rule, and the midfielder could not hide his disappointment after the match.

The Top 5 La Masia goals of the week | FC Barcelona
Another week, and more spectacular goals from the young talents of La Masia. In this edition, corresponding to the games played on the weekend of April 7 and 8, the top five were scored by Nico Exposito from the U11B side, Robert Navarro from U15B, Martí Vila and Juan Miranda from U19A, and Antonio Jesús Cantón del U19B.

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