But at the Camp Nou in returned leg, they faced defeated by 6 - 1 goals.
And Barca are concerned they could lose the the 24-year-old because he has a relatively modest buyout clause of just £52m.
Together with Barcelona it eight times became the champion of Spain, five times victor of the Cup of Spain, and four times victor of the Champions League. Be assured that they will be anxious about facing Roma. And it's not like it will make much of a difference any way; they're nine points clear of Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table anyway.
Barcelona starting lineup (4-3-3 formation): Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Dembele, Messi, Suarez. We are backing a Barcelona win as our prediction in this game. Philippe Coutinho can not play after representing Liverpool in the competition this season. Heavily favored Barcelona has reached the semifinals eight times in the last 12 seasons. It's the quarterfinals of the Champions League and I've never played at this stage before. It was a brilliant feeling, even though we lost the game 3-0.
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Sergio Aguero has scored in all four of his Champions League away appearances so far this season for Manchester City (four goals) - no player has scored in five away appearances in a single CL season for an English club.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor has netted at least once in each of his last seven appearances for Barca, and it would be no surprise if he extended that run to eight matches on Wednesday evening.
I Giallorossi settled for a 1-1 tie with Bologna in a domestic match at the Renato Dall'Ara Stadium also on Saturday.
Although head coach Eusebio Di Francesco will take fortune as Radja Nainggolan and Lorenzo Pellegrini passed late fitness tests.
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There's definitely a lot of excitement and eagerness for that game to come around because it's an evening that everyone wants to experience.
28 - Liverpool are the highest-scoring team in the Champions League this season (28 goals).
AS Roma beat Shakhtar Donetsk in the previous round to secure their place in the quarter-final draw. But being hit for six again will kill off their European hopes.
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