3x3: Roma-Liverpool, Antonio Cassano and Bayern-Real Madrid

President Rick Lindeman along with fellow members Kris and Debbie from Dutch fan club Romanisti Olandesi are put on the spot with three topical football questions…

The Roma Question: What percentage chance do you give Roma of qualifying on Wednesday?

Kris / @kristanoost: “It's a tough call, you know that if everything goes right, it's absolutely possible. It's a different situation than against Barcelona. Liverpool has already been warned, and don't forget they arguably have the best attack in Europe right now.

"I think the most important part is the team, as the high line in the last game was unsustainable after 25 minutes, but that was also because the front three and midfield gave their defence and midfield too much time to pick out a long pass. Anyhow, Roma hasn't conceded in the Champions League at home yet, so there are a lot of positives – I can only hope.”

Rick / @romanista: “I would say 19.27%. Miracles only happen when you don’t expect them.”

Debbie / @DebsvP: “35%. The statistics are in our favour: 0 goals conceded in the Champions League at the Olimpico this season. It'll be tough though, Liverpool turned out to be stronger than Barcelona, but I'll be doing my part from the Curva Sud – singing and shouting like crazy together with the best tifosi in the world! Forza Magica Roma!”

The Serie A Question: Will Antonio Cassano return to the Serie A?

@kristanoost: “I don't think even he knows. I heard he wants to, for honour, but he might change his mind, I don't know.”

@romanista: “Maybe, but he doesn’t have additional value anymore. But maybe he’ll be a nice little trophy for the president of Parma or Palermo when they win promotion.”

@DebsvP: “I think at least he'll try. The question will be: which team is up for the challenge of taking in a brilliant player, but rather crazy person. My good Roman friend Sandro is his biggest fan and is praying for his return.”

The General Football Question: Were you surprised by Real Madrid’s away win at Bayern Munich?

@kristanoost: “Name a more iconic duo than Real Madrid and the Champions League. Lethal. I remember Roma playing them. Salah had some chances but didn't finish – Real Madrid finishes everything. They have the mentality that Bayern has been lacking in the last few years – the ruthlessness when it counts.”

@romanista: “Of course not. In the end Madrid always wins. I was surprised Ronaldo didn’t score.”

@DebsvP: “No, not at all. It's a typical Real win. They have you believe you'll be at the winning end and all of a sudden you're behind. I hope Bayern will finish them off at Bernabeu, they're a much better side.”

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