Barcelona v Juventus Betting Special: Back an Argentine to find the net, but not the one you might think

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Both Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala have begun the season in spectacular scoring fashion and both players will feel they have a great chance to net

Both of these sides have made a positive start to their respective domestic campaigns, with Barcelona and Juventus winning their opening three league matches.

Those victories have been full of goals and the star strikers of both sides have begun the season in exhilarating fashion, most notably Lionel Messi hitting the woodwork three times in Barca's opening win of the season, before claiming a brace in their second match and a hat-trick in their third at the weekend.

The Argentine has scored eight goals in the Blaugrana's last five home matchs in the Champions League and BetSafe offer him at 9/10 (1.90) to find the back of the net once more, however Barca's number ten did fail to score in 180 minutes against Juve last term as the Italians eliminated their Spanish opponents in the quarter finals - with Paulo Dybala who grabbing the headlines on that occasion.

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The 23-year-old scored twice in Turin against Barca in a performance which announced his presence on the world stage, and this season Dybala has begun in similarly superb fashion, scoring in each of Juve's three Serie A games plus the Italian Super Cup.

Seven goals in four matches is an impressive haul and Dybala can be backed at a healthy looking 21/10 (3.10) to score at anytime at the Camp Nou, and at 23/2 (12.50) to score another brace.

Elsewhere in the market, Juve's former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain spurned some good chances to score when the sides last met, but the 29-year-old has also made a positive start to the campaign with two goals in three games and he can be backed at 19/10 (2.90) to score.

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Luis Suarez, meanwhile, got off the mark for the season in the weekend win over Espanyol and the Uruguayan, who will be aiming to improve on his total of three Champions League goals last term, is priced at 11/10 (2.10) to score.

For higher odds, centre-back Gerard Pique scored at the weekend at is offered at 17/2 (9.50) to score his tenth Champions League goal in a Barcelona shirt, while for Juve new signing Blaise Matuidi scored twice in last year's group stages and is offered at 11/1 (12.00) to net at the Camp Nou. 

Paulo Dybala to score at anytime at 21/10 (3.10) for a 1.5pt stake with Betsafe
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