Barcelona vs Juventus Preview

Barcelona vs Juventus Preview

19 Apr 2017, 14:01

Kick Off: 2017/19th/04 1945 hrs

Barcelona will be looking to recreate their historical comeback in their Round of 16 clash against Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain, as they welcome the Old Lady to Camp Nou for a fixture rightfully dubbed “Mission Impossible II” after sustaining a 3-0 defeat away at Turin.

Last 5 Meetings:

11th Apr  2017                     Barcelona 0-3 Juventus

6th  June 2015                    Barcelona 3-1 Juventus

22nd April 2003                  Barcelona 1-2 Juventus

9th  April  2003                    Barcelona 1-1 Juventus

24th  April 1991                   Barcelona 0-1 Juventus

Barcelona’s  current form:    W L L W W W

Juventus’ current form:        W W W L D W

Barcelona absentees:

Arda Turan - Doubtful

Javier Mascherano - Doubtful

Aleix Vidal - Injured

Rafinha - Injured

Juventus absentees:

Paulo Dybala - Doubtful

Marco Pjaca - Injured

Match stats:

Juventus’ last trip to Camp Nou was 14 years ago (April 2003) where the Serie A side registered a 2-0 victory over the Catalans.

No other team except Barcelona has ever overturned a 3-0 deficit in the knockout stages of the Champions League. That’s until Barca overturned a 4-0 deficit to defeat PSG 6-5 on aggregate.

Barcelona have won their last 15 Champions League matches at Camp Nou, scoring 50 goals and conceding seven in the process. The current record is 16, held by Bundesliga side Bayern Munich.

Juventus have made it to the quarterfinals for the third time in their last five Champions League outings.

Barcelona have scored at least three goals in seven of their last eight Champions League matches at Camp Nou.

Barcelona have made it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the 10th consecutive season though their journey has ended there in two of the last three seasons.

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