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90' + 1'
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L. Digne
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Alex Sandro
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M. Pjanić
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Match Stats

36% 63%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 1
Total Passes 396 700
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Barcelona BAR Barcelona 6 4 2 0 9 1 +8 14 W D D W W
2 Juventus JUV Juventus 6 3 2 1 7 5 +2 11 W D D W W
3 Sporting CP SCP Sporting CP 6 2 1 3 8 9 -1 7 L W D L L
4 Olympiakos Piraeus OLY Olympiakos Piraeus 6 0 1 5 4 13 -9 1 L L D L L


8th Finals
UEFA Europa League


Thanks for joining our commentary this evening. Until next time, goodbye.
Barcelona secure their place in the next round of the Champions League by earning a draw against Juventus this evening. The Spanish outfit do have Marc-Andre Ter Stegen to thank as he made a brilliant save to deny Paulo Dybala at the death that would have won the game fo the home side. Ivan Rakitic did strike the post in the first half from a free-kick from distance, but it was a game of few chances in Turin.
The referee ends the contest.
Barca clear the resulting corner and look to be heading towards the point they need to secure their place in the next phase.
SAVE! TER STEGEN DENIES DYBALA! Alex Sandro fires the ball in low to the edge of the box and Dybala latches on to his pass to strike first time at goal. His left-footed shot powers towards the bottom corner, but Ter Stegen gets down to his right to palm the ball past the post. That was the moment for the home side.
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Pique goes into the book for a loose challenge on Matuidi.
There will be three minutes of added time.
Juve are trying to force the issue, but have lacked the rhythm in their play in the final third to open up the Barcelona defence.
L. Digne
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Digne brings down Dybala from behind and goes into the book.
B. Matuidi
Douglas Costa
Douglas Costa makes way for Matuidi.
Rakitic swings the ball to the back post and Benatia heads the ball away from Pique. Suarez wheels to try to keep the ball in play, but his control lets him down on the byline.
Digne surges down the left flank and is able to win a corner off the legs off Barzagli. Can Barca threaten from the set-piece?
WIDE! Douglas Costa seizes possession in a dangerous position and has space and time to pick his spot on the edge of the box. However, he drags his effort wide of the post. The Brazilian should have at least tested Ter Stegen with his strike.
Jordi Alba
Andrés Iniesta
Alba replaces Ramos for the visitors.
Suarez catches Dybala late in the corner and is fortunate to escape a booking.
The onus is on Juve to press foward and put the pressure on the visitors. Barcelona are through to the next round with a point. If Allegri's men want to avoid the potential of last-day drama they have to force the issue.
Alex Sandro tries to create space with a neat backheel in the final third, but it allows Pique to pounce and make the tackle to quell the attack.
Messi swings the free-kick to the near post, but Benatia is there to head the ball clear. Juve had been solid in the second half at the back.
Alex Sandro
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Alex Sandro goes into the book for his challenge on Semedo. A harsh one on the left-back.
Semedo goes down under challenge of Alex Sandro and it hands Barca a free-kick in a threatening position. Messi stands over the ball.
C. Marchisio
J. Cuadrado
Marchisio replaces Cuadrado for the home side.
CHANCE! Messi plays in Digne down the left and he escapes the challenge of Barzagli. He only has to beat Buffon with his strike, but he opts to square the ball to Suarez at the back post, but Rugani is there to make the interception. A terrible decision from the Frenchman.
R. Bentancur
M. Pjanić
Bentacur replaces Pjanic for the home side.
OVER! Messi goes for the strike and curls his effort over the wall and towards the top corner, but the ball sails just over the bar.
Suarez is caught in the final third by a late boot from Benatia. Barcelona have a free-kick in the range of Messi.
OVER! Higuain collects on the edge of the box and tries to turn Umtiti to fire at goal, but he can only blaze his effort over the bar.
Alex Sandro raids down the left and lifts a cross to the back post. Barca have to be alert to clear the danger from the delivery. Dybala pounces on the loose ball and winds up a strike on the half-volley, but his effort is deflected behind for a corner.
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Messi replaces Deulofeu for the visitors.
Valverde calls for Messi from the bench. Can the Argentine make the difference this evening?
Barcelona have enjoyed a bright start to the second half and are starting to put Juve under pressure at the back. The home side are being forced gradually towards the edge of their own box.
Deulofeu makes a good run down the right and beats the challenge of Alex Sandro. He fires the ball low across the face of goal, but Benatia is positioned well to clear the danger at the near post.
Barca keep the pressure on by winning another corner, but the home side manage to scramble away Rakitic's second delivery into the box.
OVER! Suarez curls his effort towards the net, but it takes a deflection off the top of the wall and just travels over the bar. Buffon could have been in trouble without the deflection.
Iniesta goes on the charge on the edge of the box and gets held back by Khedira. Suarez will line up the free-kick from 25 yards.
We're back underway in Turin.
The players are back out for the second half, so we should be underway shortly.
It's goalless at the break between Juventus and Barcelona at the Allianz Stadium. Barca have come the closest to getting the breakthrough as Ivan Rakitic's free-kick from distance took a deflection and struck the post. Juve have been limited to efforts from distance, although Paulo Dybala's burst before the break almost yielded a goal as he fired just over the bar.
The referee ends the first half.
There will be one minute of added time.
OVER! Alex Sandro bursts down the left and feeds the ball inside to Dybala. The Argentine takes the ball down the left inside channel before shaping to fire at goal. Although he gets a good connection on the ball, he fires his effort over the bar.
Deulofeu tries to squeeze an effort at goal from the edge of the box through a crowd of players, but his tame effort is saved with ease by Buffon.
Higuain loses possession on the edge of the box to Iniesta. The veteran midfielder takes the ball back upfield before he loses out to the Argentine. However, fortune is on the side of Iniesta as he is saved by the referee's whistle as Higuain is adjudged to have fouled the Spaniard.
Both sides have cancelled each other out in the opening 40 minutes of the match. Barca have come the closest through Rakitic's free-kick, but both sets of attacking players have found life tough making penetration in the final third.
Umtiti sends a searching ball over the top for Suarez's run, but the Uruguayan moves a fraction too early and is flagged offside.
OVER! Cuadrado collects a pass from Higuain and plays a one-two with Dybala on the edge of the box. He gets the return and goes for the strike on the volley, only to smash his effort over the bar.
Semedo bursts past Alex Sandro down the right flank and he sends a cross into the box, but Benatia reads the danger and clears with a powerful header.
Loose distribution from both sets of players in the middle of the park ends a potential break. Rakitic plays a poor blind pass to lose possession before Dybala gives the ball away for the home side.
Both players are ok to continue after receiving treatment. That was a scare for the visitors.
Digne and Umtiti collided in the process of clearing the ball and both Barcelona defenders are down on the deck.
Cuadrado goes for the give-and-go with Pjanic in the final third, but Umtiti reads the dangers and clears the ball away from the Barca box.
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Paulinho goes into the book for simulation. He dived right past Pjanic's challenge in the box.
Dybala almost finds space to break in behind the Barca backline, but Pique clears the danger before the Argentine can act in the final third.
Suarez does his defensive duties at the back by clearing away the cross, while Paulinho boots the rebound to safety before Cuadrado can pounce on the edge of the box.
Alex Sandro raids down the left flank and buys a free-kick from a loose boot from Deulofeu. Juve put men forward into the box for Pjanic's delivery from the wing.
OFF THE POST! Barca come within inches of taking the lead as Rakitic swings the resulting free-kick into the box towards Pique and Paulinho. The latter may have got a touch, but he could only guide the effort on to the post. The ball bounced fortunately for the home side, who were able to clear the danger away from the six-yard box.
M. Pjanić
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Pjanic brings down Iniesta and goes into the book. Barca have a free-kick in a dangerous position.
CHANCE! Dybala almost pounces on a loose ball in the box, but he has to take the shot on quickly before Pique closes and fires a tame effort straight at Ter Stegen.
WIDE! Cuadrado gets his headed clearance back to Buffon wrong as Iniesta closes on the ball. The midfielder has to take the shot on first time on the volley, but he can only blast his effort wide of the target from a tight angle.
Douglas Costa gathers on the left and drives down the flank to fire a low ball into the box, but there's no black and white shirt there to attack the cross and Digne clears at the back post.
Cuadrado raids down the right flank, but his low cross evades the run of Higuain at the back post as Semedo keeps tabs on the Argentine.
Both sides are struggling to get a foot on the ball for an extended period of possession. It has been a scrappy start to the contest.
WIDE! Paulinho latches on to Suarez's pass on the edge of the box and he goes for the first-time strike, but fires his effort wide of the post.
Paulinho and Pjanic battle for the ball in the middle of the park, and the Brazilian escapes a booking for a high boot on the Juve midfielder.
Without Messi, Barcelona are being put on the back foot as Juve are being able to commit more men forward in the wide areas.
Pique has to make an important interception at the back as Barca afford Douglas Costa space down the left. The Brazilian drills his cross low towards the back post, but the centre-back is there to clear the danger.
OVER! Semedo raids down the right flank and cuts back on the edge of the box. Paulinho collects his pass 25 yards from the net, but smashes his effort well over the bar.
Douglas Costa goes on the surge into the final third and he combines with Cuadrado in the area. He takes the ball on to his left foot to strike at goal, but he drills his effort straight at Ter Stegen.
We're underway at the Allianz Stadium.
The players are out on the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
STAT ATTACK! The two sides have met eight times in their history. Barcelona hold the edge over the Italian outfit in the head-to-head battle at three to two.
Juventus have made six changes from their surprise defeat at the hands of Sampdoria at the weekend. Paulo Dybala, Douglas Costa, Andrea Barzagli, Medhi Benatia, Alex Sandro and Gianluigi Buffon all return to the starting line-up.
Messi starts the game on the bench this evening in a tactical switch from Valverde, although reports suggest that he was clutching his thigh during his side's win over Leganes at the weekend. The Argentine is one of three changes from the contest on Saturday as Gerard Deulofeu replaces him as part of the front three, while Paulinho and Lucas Digne also come into the fold.
Barcelona subs: Denis Suarez, Messi, Cillessen, Alcacer, Alba, Vidal, Vermaelen.
BARCELONA (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Digne; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Deulofeu, Suarez, Pauinho.
Juventus subs: De Sciglio, Marchisio, Matuidi, Mandzukic, Asamoah, Szczesny, Bentacur.
JUVENTUS (4-2-3-1): Buffon; Barzagli, Benatia, Rugani, Alex Sandro; Pjanic, Khedira; Cuadrado, Dybala, Douglas Costa; Higuain.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with the home side.
Juventus will be keen to secure their place in the knockout phase to avoid their fate being decided in the final round matches. They are three points clear of Sporting Lisbon in second place, but that could change as the Portuguese side host Olympiacos tonight. As a result, there is pressure on Massimiliano Allegri's men to beat Barca this evening to avoid any final-day drama.
Barcelona eased to a 3-0 win in the opening match of the Group Stage thanks to a brace from Lionel Messi and a strike from Rakitic in the second half. The Catalan club are need only a point this evening to secure their place in the next round of the competition, despite their misfire last time out against Olympiacos. Ernesto Valverde's were held to a goalless draw in Greece and will be determined to bounce back with a strong outing this evening.
This is a rematch of the 2014/15 Champions League final when the two sides faced off in Berlin. Barcelona won the contest 3-1 to claim the crown thanks to strikes from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez and Neymar, although Alvaro Morata had notched a second-half equaliser for I Bianconeri.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Champions League Group D clash between Juventus and Barcelona.