Roma V Shakhtar Donetsk - As it happened.

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Roma V Shakhtar Donetsk - As it happened.

Matt Morley by Matt Morley @rfutbol - 0 5,931

Join us for live text updates of the Champions League last-16 second leg clash between Roma and Shakhtar Donetsk from the Stadio Olimpico.

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FT: Roma 1-0 Shakhtar Donestsk (2-2 Agg.). Edin Dzeko's goal is the only thing between these two here at the Stadio Olimpico and is enough to see Roma progress to the quarter-finals on away goals!
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Taison overhits his pass as he looks for Patrick and that could be that.
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Wave after wave of Shakhtar attack now but Roma are so far holding firm.
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4 minutes added on. Last chance saloon for the visitors!
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El Shaarawy replaces Dzeko for Roma.
88'
Partick fires a free-kick from a good position straight into the wall.
85'
Shakhtar still only need the one goal and they did score late in the first leg, could they repeat the feat?
82'
Dentinho replaces Marlos for Shakhtar.
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Kolarov takes it but his effort deflects away off the wall.
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Scuffles between the two sides break out now and Ferreyra is booked for his involvement.
79'
RED CARD! ORDETS! The defender is outpaced by Dzeko and brings him down as he attempts to chase back. Shakhtar's European dream is in ruins.
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Fred is booked for tripping Strootman after being stripped of possession.
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Shakhtar are in desperate need of a goal now, but they threaten to leave themselves open on the counter as they throw men forward.
74'
Partick replaces Stepanenko for Shakhtar.
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Gerson goes close as he dallies on the ball in the box and sees his effort deflected narrowly wide off a defender.
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Stepanenko is booked for tripping Perotti.
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Roma counter at pace and Perotti feeds Dzeko but the big man loses his footing at the key moment and his shot sails harmlessly over the bar.
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Gerson joins the fray for Roma, replacing Under.
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Dzeko's first-time effort from the edge of the box drops narrowly wide of the far post. So close!
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De Rossi makes a fine sliding challenge to prevent Ismaily from driving into the box.
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Perotti has a go first time right-footed from the edge of the box but his effort is straight at Pyatov.
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Manolas is booked for his reaction to the award of a Shakhtar throw.
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GOAL! ROMA! DZEKO! Cometh the hour! The big Bosnian is sent in behind by Strootman and does what he does best, getting there ahead of Pyatov to prod a finish into the bottom corner first time. Roma will go through if things stay like this.
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Bernard's poor cross form the left is easily cleared away by Fazio.
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Strootman looks to find midfielder partner Nainggolan in behind but the Belgian has strayed and is flagged for offside.
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Shakhtar get us back underway here. Can Roma find the goal they need to advance?
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HT: Roma 0-0 Shakhtar Donetsk. A very even game so far here as the two sides go in at the break level. If it stays that way it is the visitors who will advance to the last eight.
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1 minute added on.
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Nainggolan goes to ground in the box under Stepanenko's challenge but he is promptly told to get to his feet.
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Fazio makes a good challenge to deny Ferreyra a clear sight on goal just inside the area.
39'
Outstanding from Florenzi as he beats two men with a classy roulette.
39'
Florenzi goes into the book for tugging back Taison as he looked to counter down the left.
37'
Perotti cuts inside from the left and has a go from just outside the box after gathering a long ball but his effort flashes wide.
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Florenzi makes a good, if slightly desperate challenge on Ismaily in his own box as Shakhtar counter.
34'
A clever corner from Roma finds Nainggolan on the edge of the box but his effort is charged down.
32'
Chance! Ferreyra looks to get in behind Fazio after a mistake from the defender but the former Newcastle loanee can only slice into the side-netting under pressure.
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Kolarov crosses from the left after being fed by Dzeko but it is too long for any Roma player to connect.
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Taison fizzes an effort from 25 yards over the top of Alisson's crossbar.
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Kolarov does well to challenge Ferreyra at the far post and prevent him from having a free header.
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Pyatov does brilliantly to palm Kolarov's powerful low cross away form the danger area.
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Dzeko looks to find a teammate with an extravagant back-heel but no one reads it and Shakhtar clear.
18'
Marlos does well to win a corner down the right but the hosts clear once again.
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Despite Roma's early chance it is the visitors who are threatening most here now as they go in search of that vital away goal.
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Plenty of tempo to the game so far.
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Bernard swings the ball in but Florenzi makes amends by flicking the ball away at the near post, before the ensuing corner is also cleared.
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Florenzi is adjudged to have Bernard down the Roma right and Shakhtar have a chance to swing the ball into the box.
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Shakhtar force the game's first corner but Roma hold firm and clear the danger.
5'
Dzeko thinks he is in behind after being slipped in by Nainggolan but the flag goes up against him.
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Nainggolan drops the ball off for Dzeko on the edge of the box but his tame low effort is easily saved by Pyatov.
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Roma get us underway here!
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The players are out on the pitch and we'll be underway shortly!
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Warm-ups are underway here in Roma:
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The atmosphere is building nicely here in the Italian capital:
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The stats are on Shakhtar's side tonight with 52% of teams that win the first leg of a Champions League knockout game 2-1 away from home progressing to the next round.
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A chance to see reported Manchester City and Manchester United target Fred in action today, it was his free-kick in the first leg that gave Shakhtar their slim advantage going into this one.
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Here's how the Roma squad arrived a little earlier:
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Shakhtar: Pyatov; Butko, Ordets, Rakits'kyy, Ismaily; Fred, Stepanenko; Marlos, Taison, Bernard; Ferreyra. Subs: Kydrk, Khocholava, Dentinho, Partick, Petriak, Zubkov, Kovalenko.
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Roma: Alisson; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Nainggolan, De Rossi, Strootman; Under, Dzeko, Perotti. Subs: Skorupski, J. Jesus, Pellegrini, Schick, Peres, Gerson, El Shaarawy.
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Hello and welcome! Roma go into this one looking to overturn a one-goal deficit after their 2-1 defeat in the first leg, whilst Shakhtar are looking to upset the applecart by advancing to the last eight.
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