Barcelona vs Juventus: Preview & Prediction
It is the meeting that will surely be the most followed, because all lovers of football expect a new “remontrada” from FC Barcelona.
The Barcelonese are capable of everything with their magic trio, Neymar / Messi / Suarez and besides, they proved it to the previous round before the PSG. Beaten 4-0 in the first leg, the Catalans then detonated the Parisians at Nou Camp, a 6-1 victory.
FC Barcelona will try to repeat a similar performance, as Luis Enrique’s men exploded in Turin, a 3-0 defeat. Dybala had a double.
The return looks promising, especially since FC Barcelona is a sure bet in his den of the Nou Camp, a single hitch since December 6, 2016, was a draw in the King’s Cup before Atlético Madrid (1 -1).
FC Barcelona are the winners of the tournament and the Catalans have put a few boxes in the last few months, 6-1 in front of Sporting Gijon, 5-0 in front of Celta Vigo, 6-1 in front of PSG and 3-0 in front The Sevilla FC.
In the Champions League, FC Barcelona have not stumbled since April 1, 2014. Since then, the Catalans have chained the victories at home and this season, Manchester City, Borussia M’Gladbach, Celtic Glasgow and PSG have Taken at least 4 goals.
Juventus of Turin will have to be careful, but the Turinese seem to have passed a course this season. The undisputed leaders of Serie A, the Turinese prepared well for this match of Championship because they won in Pescara, 2-0.
This season, Juventus of Turin even managed a full box away from its bases, 4 victories in 4 trips including 3 “clean sheet”: success in Porto, Zagreb, Seville and Lyon.
Barcelona vs Juventus: Direct Matches
The Juventus of Turin, with its defense to 5, composed of international players and mostly Italian international, can cling to the Nou Camp and resist for 90 minutes. Why not 0-0 or 1-1, because Dybala and Higuain have the qualities to register a goal against.
FC Barcelona: M. Ter Stegen, Denis Suarez, G. Piqué, S. Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Iniesta, I. Rakitic, André Gomez, Neymar, L. Messi, L. Suarez.
Juventus of Turin: G. Buffon, Dani Alves, A. Barzagli, L. Bonucci, G. Chiellini, S. Lichtsteiner, C. Marchisio, S. Khedira, J. Cuadrado, G. Higuain, P. Dybala.
Barcelona vs Juventus: Betting Tips
Barcelona win – Odds: 1.60
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.60