Roma Stars Depart Italy For Liverpool Ahead Of Champions League Semi-Final Showdown With Jurgen Klopp’s Side

Star man Edin Dzeko looked calm and collected as he prepared to board the flight on Monday

Roma players have embarked on their voyage to Merseyside ahead of their most important game of the season.

The Italian giants are set to go up against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday, with a place in the final of European football’s premier competition at stake after two legs.

Edin Dzeko, Daniele de Rossi and co looked calm and collected as they prepared to make the short cross-continent trip to England, despite the magnitude of the occasion.

Kostas Manolas was the star of the last round, scoring the decisive goal against Barcelona

StrikerĀ Patrick Schick featured in the last round but was unable to get among the goals
Alessandro Florenzi is set to play a big role as Roma search for a Champions League final spot
Roma players (L-R) Daniele De Rossi, Alexandar Kolarov, Stephan El Shaarawy, and goalkeeper Alisson waited patiently to board the aircraft

Club legend and current sporting director Francesco Totti was also in attendance, stopping to pose for photographs with adoring Roma supporters.

Club legend and director of sport Francesco Totti also travelled, and was mobbed by fans

The decorated Italian club put inĀ one final training session upon home soil on Monday morning, before switching all focus to Merseyside.

The two clubs have history on the European stage, with Liverpool having beaten Roma in their own back yard in the 1984 final.

Penalties had to separate the sides on that occasion following a 1-1 draw, after which Liverpool emerged victorious following goalkeeping heroics from Bruce Grobbelaar.

With the home leg first up for Liverpool, Reds supporters have already made a pledge to create yet another electric atmosphere at Anfield.


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