Italian giants AS Roma will take to the field in a crucial UEFA Champions League (UCL) round-of-16 first leg match against Portugal’s FC Porto.
Roma’s head coach Eusebio Di Francesco called on his players to stay motivated ahead of the tie.
The coach of the Serie A side, along with team captain Daniele De Rossi, attended a press conference in the Italian capital at which he reminded his squad of Roma’s historical achievement last season when they reached the semifinals, reports Efe news.
“There is still a long way to go, but what I can say is that tomorrow we have a great opportunity to produce a good performance and bring back some enthusiasm,” Di Francesco said.
Roma: Mirante; Karsdorp, Marcano, Jesus, Kolarov; Zaniolo, Nzonzi, Cristante; El Shaarawy, Dzeko, Kluivert.
Porto: Casillas; Militao, Felipe, Pepe, Telles; Pereira, Torres, Herrera; Otavio, Soares, Brahimi.
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