Roma stun Barcelona, advance to Champions League semifinal

    AS Roma players celebrate at the end of the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Roma and FC Barcelona at Rome's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

    (CNN)Roma inflicted a shock defeat on Barcelona in the Champions League Tuesday night, overturning a heavy loss from the first leg to advance to the semifinals.

    The win provided one of the most unlikely upsets in this year's competition thus far, burying the Spanish visitors 3-0.
    The win saw the Italian side -- which has yet to concede at home in the tournament -- book its place in the semifinals of the Champions League thanks to a second leg victory over the Spanish giants, one of the favorites of the competition, at the Stadio Olimpico in the Italian capital.