Coutinho's start at Barcelona has left Messi unimpressed

Coutinho's start at Barcelona has left Messi unimpressed

'It is a very painful elimination because nobody expected it because of the lead we had.

"When you do things badly, make lots of mistakes and don't adapt to the game, this is what happens".

With a 3-4-1-2 formation, Roma coach, Eusebio Di Francesco, proved a tactical masterstroke as goals by Edin Dzeko, Daniele de Rossi and Kostas Manolas saw off Barcelona. "It's hard to accept this elimination because we had many chances".

The Brazilian was one of the best players in the Premier League over the last couple of seasons but the pressure of a big fee could have had a bearing on his performances.

Barcelona star man Lionel Messi has blamed his team's Champions League exit on want away defender Samuel Umtiti.

"I would be lying if I told you we can take something positive from this", midfielder Sergio Busquets told beIN SPORTS. They knew exactly how we wanted to play and we were unable to find a solution.

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As the inquest began Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu called for unity at the club who are still on the verge of clinching the La Liga title.

Pep Guardiola gestures as he walks with his players towards the tunnel at half time.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor scored a hat-trick in Barca's 3-1 LaLiga victory over Leganes, taking his tally to 39 goals across all competitions this season.

Manchester City are monitoring the situation of Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti, Dean Jones of Bleacher Report reports.

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino of Liverpool battles for posession with Manchester City's Bernardo Silva.

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling is put under pressure by Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum.