Despite conceding a late goal in a 1-1 draw with Cagliari, the return of Paul Pogba was a positive for Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.
UEFA Champions League
Saturday, May 9, 2015
The German midfielder was substituted for Asier Illarramendi midway through the first half, making him a doubt for the Champions League decider against Juventus
The midfielder played a full hour against Cagliari and got on the scoresheet with a deflected strike to give Carlo Ancelotti plenty to think about before next week
Friday, May 8, 2015
The Bavarians were hammered 3-0 at Camp Nou on Wednesday but the defender insists Bayern has the ability to batter the Blaugrana at the Allianz Arena.
Karim Benzema could make his return from injury against Valencia in La Liga this weekend.
Madrid's boss has rejected criticism of his decision to play the defender in midfield against Juventus.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
After being bamboozled by the the Barca star, the Bayern defender conceded it is impossible to keep the Argentinian under wraps.
The headlines once more belonged to the Barca star, but he warned his side to expect a backlash in the Champions League.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
The Argentina international scored twice and laid on an assist for Neymar as Barcelona notched a 3-0 win over German champions Bayern Munich
The former Barcelona boss admits his side has been left with an almost impossible task after the Argentine inspired the host to a commanding victory.
The head coach credited Pep Guardiola for sticking to his philosophy but heaped praise on his players for the way they dismantled Bayern in the last 20 minutes.
Javier Mascherano was lost for words to describe Lionel Messi after he put Barcelona on the verge of the UEFA Champions League final.
The Germany international was devastated after Lionel Messi and Neymar left Bayern needing a minor miracle to reach the Champions League final.
The best images from the Champions League semi-final first leg between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at Camp Nou
The former Germany skipper felt his side deserved better after holding its own at Camp Nou for the majority of an absorbing contest.
The Argentine attacker made the difference with two wonderful goals late in the game that have swung the tie very much in Barcelona's favor.
The Barcelona defender reveled in his teammate tearing Bayern Munich apart but says his side will still go to Germany with the intention of winning the second leg.
The Germans found no answer to the Argentine genius on a night when the absence of key players proved too great a hurdle.
Two goals from the imperious Lionel Messi and a stoppage time nail in the coffin from a calm and composed Neymar put one Blaugrana foot in the Champions League final.
The Argentine scored twice in the second half before Neymar's stoppage-time strike as Pep Guardiola endured a miserable return to Camp Nou.