Roma a force to be reckoned with under Di Francesco

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"So if we play anywhere near like we played against Barcelona then we should be in good shape".

Grobbelaar feels his former Liverpool side and even the current team manager by Jurgen Klopp play the more exciting football and hailed the English origins of the game. We played together for two years and were fighting together in all the games.

But we want to channel our inner Fox Mulder, so here are five storylines about the Champions League draw they don't want you to know about.

Speaking after Liverpool were drawn against Roma, Salah told CNN: "It's my old club". The four remaining teams harbor legitimate aspirations of winning the whole trophy, so let's see who's in the best position. Brazil's number one was back-up to Wojciech Szczesny last season but has emerged as one of Serie A's best, a true sweeper-keeper mopping up problems behind his defence and launching attacks with his feet, not to mention leaving more than one attacker sprawling in the dirt with a feint or dummy. They must be nervous shaking a leg with the his "Dhal Dhak" girl and he laughs, "If I was in their place, I'd be nervous too". Winner will face off against either Real Madrid or Bayern Munich on Saturday 26 May at NSC Olimpiyskiy in Kyiv. Still, looking over the past four years in the competition, Juventus has reached two finals and has only been eliminated by three teams: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Real Madrid.

As a co-owner and executive board member of one of the National Basketball Association's most winningest franchises, the Boston Celtics, Pallotta eventually added to his portfolio by acquring Roma in 2011 with a group of American investors before becoming the 23rd chairman in club history. The forward spent two seasons with Rome before moving to north west England in a £34million deal last month.

Fresh from their Uefa Europa League exit to Red Bull Salzburg, Simone Inzaghi's men will be eager to bounce back from the setback with a victory against their fierece rivals. Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius left the match mostly untested, and the Manchester club will have to wait another year for a shot at European glory. The Germans could approach the game undercooked after sleepwalking to their sixth Bundesliga success in a row and these semis.

The Champions League draw. The lack of a viable alternative to Edin Dzeko at centre-forward has been glaring at times, with Patrik Schick, acquired to great fanfare from Sampdoria in the summer, scoring only in the Coppa Italia. Two teams with Champions League pedigree get to battle it out to see who makes it to Kiev, and as usual, they're evenly matched. Xabi Alonso did this in the 2014 Champions League final and was banned for the UEFA Super Cup.