AS Roma are through to the quarter-finals after a narrow 1-0 victory over 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk. It is that crucial away goal which gives them the advantage in a 2-2 aggregate result.
Dzeko edges Italians through on away goals. Shakhtar Donetsk fell short of just a second Champions League quarter-final appearance as their 10 men were beaten by Roma and Edin Dzeko.
A second-half Edin Dzeko goal earned Roma a 1-0 Champions League last-16 second-leg win on Wednesday, enough to narrowly knock out a blunt Shakhtar Donetsk side on away goals after a 2-2 aggregate draw.
Cengiz Under‚Äôs strike and a string of Alisson saves had kept Roma in the tie in the 2-1 away first-leg defeat, allowing Eusebio Di Francesco‚Äôs men to edge to victory in the second leg and reach the quarter-finals despite a dismal display in which Dzeko‚Äôs winner was scarcely deserved.
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