Barcelona made a draw with Juventus in UCL

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 | 0

Barcelona which is the Spanish giant and currently in the top position in La Liga. They are also the 2nd most successful Spanish club which used to compete in the season of Champions League. They are placed in the group D in Champions League and in the last meeting against Juventus which was staged at Allianz Stadium in yesterday night Barcelona made a draw with Juventus in UCL.

Barcelona made a draw with Juventus in UCL

At the home venue of Juventus, Barcelona could not win but still they have one match left in Champions league group stage but already secured their first position on the group and qualified for the round of last sixteen in UCL. In wednesday night, the match between Barcelona and Juventus finished with draw where in the first half, both teams could not make any clear opportunity.

Barcelona started the match excluding the top star of the team Lionel Messi but they were ahead of Juventus considering ball possession. Though, they could not make any good attack but the team of Valverde tried hard in the first half. In 18th minutes of the game, Juventus star Paulo Dybala made a shot but stopper Marc ter Stegen stopped the shot successfully. In 22nd minutes, Barca got a free kick but no one can touch it to the goal post. Ball was returned by goal post. First half ended with no big drama but just Paulinho got a yellow card.

After the first half, in 56th minutes of the game, Valverde replaced Deulofeu by Lionel Messi but he could not dominate the ground at all. Lionel Messi made a free kick in 68th minutes of the game but the ball went out through the outside of the crossbar. Just after four minutes, Digne passed the ball to the Luis Suarez instead of making the shot himself. So, he made just another chance. In additional minutes of the game, Argentine forward Dybala made a dangerous shot but Ter Stegen was the savior back then. He stopped the ball successfully. So, Barca finished the match as the group champion and secured their place in knockout phase.

In the first leg of the match at Camp Nou, Messi led the team to victory who scored pair of goals. So, Barcelona got victory over Juventus by 3 – 0. In the group D, after five matches, Barcelona has gathered 11 points where Juventus is in 2nd position with 8 points. In the other match of the group, the team of Greece Olympiakos was defeated by Sporting by 3 – 1. So, with 7 points, they have still hope to get qualify for the knockout round.

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