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RELIVE: Barcelona v Juventus (UEFA Champions League)

Ahram Online provided a live coverage for Wednesday's match between Barcelona and Juventus in the 2nd leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Ahram Online , Wednesday 19 Apr 2017
Barcelona VS Juventus
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar (R) vies with Juventus' Brazilian defender Dani Alves during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match FC Barcelona vs Juventus at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 19, 2017 AFP
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Full-time: Barcelona 0-0 Juventus (agg. 0-3)

The ref blows the final whistle! Juve through to the Champions League semis.

88' Higuain makes way for Ghana's Asamoah for Allegri's last sub of the game.

83' Cuadrado makes way for Mario Lemina..

80' Khedira disappointingly strikes right into Ter Stegen win what seemed to be a very promising counter.

78' Mascherano replaces Sergi Roberto.

74' Barzagli comes in for Dybala as Allegri is now likely to shut the game down with a five-man backline instead of four.

71' In a rare appearance Dybala sees a curling effort go wide!

67' Again and again Messi hits high over the target from inside the area!

64' Khedira booked following a fierce foul on Suarez near the corner flag.

62' Neymar does good to control the ball outside the box but again strikes high over!

58' Messi's free kick misses the target, as Alcacer replaces Rakitic.

57' Chellini cautioned following a foul on Suarez near the edge of the box.

56' Messi again receives the ball outside the box before turning and striking but his low effort misses.

54' Cuadrado - Juve's main counter-attacking weapon - again misses the target following a break by the visitors.

52' A one-two between Neymar and Messi sees the latter hit high over!

50' Cuadrado receives the ball in space down the left handside of the area before seeing his sliding effort go narrowly wide of the post!

47' A red-hot Neymar evades the challenge of Pjanic and Alves before surging into the box, but Bonucci makes sure everything is safe. 

The second half begins!

The ref blows the half-time whistle!

44' Neymar booked for dissent...

40' Iniesta booked following a professional foul on Cuadrado to halt Juve's counter.

38' SO CLOSE! Higuain receives a lofted through ball before striking towards goal but keeper Ter Stegen easily gathers the ball!

31' Busquets does great to keep his side in control before Buffon denies a strike from Messi to keep a clean sheet!

28' Neymar causing big problems down the left!

22' With Juve sitting extremely deep, a wave after wave attack from Barca sees Neymar miss from inside the area!!

20' What a chance!!! Messi sees his low strike from inside the area miss the target by inches!!

18' A lovely through from Messi sees Alba fail to connect as he rushed forward! What a through ball!!

15' After a Juventus counter attack ended with Pique clearing the danger, Rakitic could have done better on the other end but blasts high!

13' Higuain hits wide from inside the area to round off a Juve counter!!

9' Neymar looks Barca's main source of threat in those minutes...

6' Cuadrado wins a free kick from Pique close to the byline.

4' Up untill now Dybala has been fouled twice, once by Busquets and the other by Rakitic

2' Juventus pushing forward early on!

The match gets underway!

20:15 Juventus get into the game with the same starting line-up of the first leg.

Starting lineups:

Barcelona: Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, Gerard Piqué, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Jordi Alba, Sergio Roberto, Samuel Umtiti

Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon; Dani Alves, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Sami Khedira, Miralem Pjanic; Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala, Mario Mandzukic; Gonzalo Higuain

19:30 Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, who scored twice in the first leg, was taken off with an ankle injury as they won 2-0 at Pescara on Saturday, but is expected to be fit to play.

19:00 Although Neymar will return for the clash, Barcelona are likely to be without Javier Mascherano, who did not train on Monday due to a calf injury, as well as long-term absentees Aleix Vidal and Rafinha.

18:30 Having been sent off in the team's 2-0 defeat at Malaga and hit with a longer ban after sarcastically applauding the fourth official, he has a point to prove in the Champions League.

18:00 Neymar should be well rested after missing Barcelona's 3-2 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday, the first of three matches he is suspended for in La Liga, including next Sunday's Clasico.

16:10 Barcelona is trying to return to the Champions League semifinals for the first time since beating Juventus in the 2015 final to win its fifth title.

16:00 A contribution from Lionel Messi would be helpful, too. He's scored a pair in three of his last five games. He netted twice each against Valencia, Sevilla, and Real Sociedad, but failed to score in the losses to Malaga and Juventus.

15:50 "We are the same team and we can repeat that," said Neymar, who led Barcelona with two goals and two assists in the victory over PSG last month. "We have to give everything we have. We believe that we can come back again."

15:10 Enrique said fans shouldn't leave in the 80th minute because they could miss another historic comeback. Barcelona scored three goals after the 87th minute in the win over PSG.

15:00 "There's only one option: Attack, attack, attack," Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said. 

"This is similar to the PSG match but in theory we need to score fewer goals. Juve will have their chances, too, so our objective is to score five times," he added.

14:30 From leading the Spanish league by one point before beating PSG, Barcelona has dropped to second, three points behind, and hasn't been playing well. It lost at Malaga 2-0 before the defeat to Juventus in Turin, and had to claw its way past Real Sociedad 3-2 at the weekend.

14:00 This time, it has to overcome a 3-0 first-leg loss against Juventus in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. But without the boost of a winning streak. Barcelona has lost three of its seven games since that spectacular victory over PSG at the Camp Nou.

13:00 When Barcelona routed PSG 6-1 to reverse a 4-0 first-leg deficit in the last 16, its confidence was high from winning four games in a row and outscoring opponents 15-3 before that second leg.

12:30 Things have changed since Barcelona's historic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the last round of the Champions League.

Venue: Camp Nou (Barcelona)

Referee: Björn Kuipers (NED)


First leg result:Juventus 3-0 Barcelona

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