Manolas’ glancing header on the 82nd minute sparked scenes of pure elation among the locals as Roma overcame a 4-1 deficit from the first leg to win 3-0 and progress to the semi finals of the top European competition.
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) April 10, 2018
Speaking after the game, Manolas said Roma knew they could upset Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-final because “if we have our crowd, nobody can beat us”.
“I don’t care about me going down in history. I care about Roma reaching the Champions League semi-final against the best team in the world, Barcelona,” Manolas told Mediaset Premium.
Watch Manolas scoring the third crucial goal: