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Champions League Preview: Roma – Basel

A win for the Lupi in Group E will see them take a giant leap towards second round qualification…

Rising From The Ashes

Roma’s season has been topsy-turvy so far as they have struggled in Serie A and have not looked very convincing in Europe either. At the start of the weekend, Claudio Ranieri’s side were in the relegation zone and there were serious doubts on the Roman’s ability to turn things around.

However, the 2-1 win against Genoa in Rome propelled the former Italian champions out of the relegation zone and things are now looking brighter. In Europe, Roma were abysmal in their first match against Bayern Munich in Germany but edged past Cluj at home, meaning that they are second in the group, three points behind leaders Bayern.

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