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'Total Failure In Europe' - Spanish & Italian papers react to Barcelona's Champions League exit

5:03 PM MYT 11/04/2018
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In what proved to be a disastrous evening for Barcelona, Goal takes a look at the Champions League reaction from the European media

The dissection has already begun.

Barcelona travelled to the Italian capital on Tuesday evening clutching a three-goal advantage but will return to Catalunya empty-handed.

Lionel Messi and Co. were 4-1 winners in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Roma and looked comfortable in making their way to the final four.

However, a 3-0 victory for the Serie A side at Stadio Olimpico in the decisive leg sent Roma through in their place, with the result sparking jubilation in Italy but devastation in Spain.

But how did the national papers react to the results? Goal takes a look.


MARCA - TOTAL FAILURE IN EUROPE



SPORT - FAILURE WITHOUT EXCUSES



AS - CULES BUMPED



TUTTOSPORT - ROMA ECSTASY



MUNDO DEPORTIVO - THE FALL OF ROMA



CORRIERE DELLO SPORT - Rome in the myth