Barcelona manager Luis Enrique will meet his former club in A.S. Roma, having led the club in 2011/12. He left after a season as his side finished seventh in Serie A and did not qualify for Europe. Enrique’s record at Roma was 17 wins, 16 losses and nine draws.
He’s fared much better with Barcelona, who are in undefeated in La Liga after three matches. The defending treble winners haven’t faced Roma since 2001/02, and are 2-3-2 in seven all-time meetings against the Italian side.
Here’s what you need to know about the match:
UEFA Champions League Matchday 1
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
2:45 p.m. Eastern time; 7.45 p.m. UK time
Fox Sports 1(US)/BT Sport Extra (UK): (International viewers, click here for your local provider)
Roma 9/2, Barcelona 4/7, Draw 3/1
Over/Under: 2.5 goals (over 5/6, under 5/6)
Barcelona to Win 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1: 13/8
First Goalscorer: Roma: Edin Dzeko (15/2), Francesco Totti (17/2); Barcelona: Lionel Messi (10/3), Luis Suarez (9/2)
0-0 Draw: 10/1
Both Teams to Score: Yes 5/6, No 5/6