Roma have responded to a fan's pleas by writing to his employer, excusing him from work for the day of the Champions League match against Barcelona.
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Barca are eight points clear in La Liga, in the Copa del Rey final and will take on Roma in the Champions League quarterfinals.
A box office Champions League quarterfinal draw has seen the heavyweights of this decade -- Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich -- kept apart.
Juventus take on defending champions Real Madrid, Barcelona play Roma and Sevilla, who knocked out Manchester United, face Bayern Munich.
The draws for the Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals took place at UEFA HQ on Friday. Catch up with ESPN FC's live blog.
Ferreyra raced to retrieve the ball with Shakhtar needing to equalise to reach the quarterfinals and pushed the ball boy, sparking clashes.
Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco said his side were waiting for Shakhtar Donetsk to "make a mistake" that would allow them to advance.
A second-half strike from Edin Dzeko sent Roma into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 home victory against 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk.
Daniele De Rossi was among the goalscorers as Roma recorded a 3-0 win over Torino on Friday night, the day after the funeral for Davide Astori.
ESPN FC's global editorial desks nominate their top weekend performers. Edin Dzeko's huge game in Roma's win over table-topping Napoli leads the way.
The top eight in Serie A face one another this weekend. Come Monday morning, we'll have a true sense of Italy's contenders and pretenders.
Roma released their financials for the last six months of 2017, but they do not include the transfer fees paid for Patrik Schick or Gregoire Defrel.
Legendary former striker said he would be happy to see new Serie A champions after Juventus won the last six titles.