Barcelona vs Juventus match tip & line-up. Barcelona will be hoping to make sure about first situation in Group G when they invite Italian Champions Juventus to Camp Nou in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

The two sides have just reserved their spot in the last-16 phase of the opposition, while Barca have a three-point pad over second-set Juve, implying that the Old Lady have genuine work to do in the event that they are to grab first position from Ronald Koeman’s side on the last matchday.


Match preview

Barcelona players celebrate Lionel Messi's goal against Dynamo Kiev on November 4, 2020

Barca’s Champions League structure this season has been astounding, winning each of the five of their Group G apparatuses with a total score of 16-2 to easily book their spot in the knockout round of the opposition.

The Catalan goliaths are particularly responsible for first situation in the segment and will possibly surrender best position to Juve in the event that they lose by three objectives or more, or by any two-objective edge other than 2-0.

Koeman’s side recorded home successes over Ferencvaros and Dynamo Kiev either side of an amazing 2-0 triumph away to Juve, prior to making it four from four with a 4-0 accomplishment against Dynamo on November 24.

Barca were again amazing ceaselessly to Ferencvaros a week ago, recording a 3-0 triumph to proceed with their 100% record in this present season’s opposition, and it will be intriguing to perceive how far the La Liga goliaths can advance as last term’s 8-2 misfortune to Bayern Munich should in any case be in the rear of their brains.

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman pictured in October 2020

For the entirety of the group’s European achievement this term, it has been an alternate story in La Liga, where they have gotten just 14 focuses from 10 matches to plunk down in seventh. Koeman’s side lost 2-1 at Cadiz on Saturday and are worryingly 12 focuses behind alliance pioneers Atletico Madrid on similar number of matches.

Barca will be edgy to address their stammering structure in the coming weeks, yet they have a precarious game against high-flying Real Sociedad on December 16 preceding a potential banana skin at home to Valencia.

Koeman probably realized that he was taking on an extremely troublesome employment at Camp Nou, and it appears to be progressively likely that Lionel Messi will be leaving the club on a free exchange the following summer, with both Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City thought to be solidly in the chase.

Barca have really not lost in the gathering phases of the Champions League since the 2016-17 season, winning 19 of their 25 matches following the annihilation to Manchester City. The Catalan side are unbeaten in their last 38 home matches in the European rivalry, then, and will surely be hoping to record a resolve boosting triumph over the Italian bosses on Tuesday night.

Juventus players celebrate Alvaro Morata's second goal against Ferencvaros on November 4, 2020

Juve, as referenced, are additionally effectively through to the following round, having gotten 12 focuses from their five gathering matches kindness of four successes and one destruction.

The Old Lady should concoct a unique outcome to make sure about first position, however they beat Dynamo 3-0 at home a week ago and are unquestionably equipped for running up a major score against their conflicting hosts.

Juve have arrived at the last-16 phase of the European Cup in 18 of their past 21 Champions League bunch stage crusades, yet they have just lifted the prize on two events – in 1985 and 1996 – and have amazingly lost seven of their nine European Cup finals, including every one of the last five.

The Bianconeri have been so extraordinarily prevailing in Italian football – winning every one of the last nine Serie A titles – yet it is reasonable for state that the Champions League is presently the need for the club.

Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo pictured on November 4, 2020

Andrea Pirlo’s side have been a long way from their best in Serie A this season, however, getting only 20 focuses from their 10 matches to sit third in the table behind AC Milan and Inter Milan.

Torino nearly held Juve to a draw on Saturday, just for Leonardo Bonucci to think of a 89th-minute champ for the Old Lady, who will proceed with their homegrown season away to Genoa on December 13.

Cristiano Ronaldo missed out on the opportunity to confront Barca in the return coordinate because of a positive Covid test, however the Portuguese, who has discovered the rear of the net on 10 events in nine appearances this season, should be in the Italian side’s beginning XI on Tuesday night.

Juve have really been triumphant in four of their last five away European matches and have won five of their last eight matches against Spanish resistance. Barca ran out 3-0 victors, however, when they last bolted horns at Camp Nou in the gathering phase of the 2017-18 Champions League.

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Team News

Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 28, 2020

Barca uncovered on Sunday evening that Ousmane Dembele had got another hamstring issue against Cadiz, implying that the France global is confronting an all-encompassing period uninvolved.

Dembele joins Ansu Fati, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto on the treatment table, while Samuel Umtiti is again expected to pass up a major opportunity because of progressing knee issues.

In spite of previously reserving their spot in the round of 16, Koeman is relied upon to choose a solid side on Tuesday, with Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann likely to begin.

There could be a change at the back with fit-again Ronald Araujo replacing Oscar Mingueza, while Pedri and Miralem Pjanic are pushing for spots in the beginning side.

Concerning Juve, Merih Demiral, Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon remain uninvolved through injury, but Alvaro Morata is accessible as his suspension just identifies with homegrown matches.

Morata is probably going to join Ronaldo as a feature of a front two at Camp Nou, which means that Paulo Dybala could drop to the seat, with Federico Chiesa and Dejan Kulusevski operating in the wide zones.

Pirlo has choices to make in the recreation center with Aaron Ramsey and Weston McKennie both pushing for begins, but Adrien Rabiot could line up alongside Rodrigo Bentancur.

Arthur left Barca to join the Old Lady the previous summer, yet the Brazil worldwide is probably going to be on the seat.

 

Barcelona possible starting lineup:
Ter Stegen; Dest, Araujo, Lenglet, Alba; Pjanic, De Jong; Pedri, Messi, Coutinho; Griezmann

Juventus possible starting lineup:
Szczesny; Cuadrado, Bonucci, De Ligt, Sandro; Kulusevski, Rabiot, Bentancur, Chiesa; Morata, Ronaldo


Head To Head

Tuesday’s conflict will be the thirteenth gathering between the different sides, and Barca lead the straight on record five successes to Juve’s three, with the other three matches being drawn.

Barca ran out 3-0 champs in their last conflict at Camp Nou in September 2017, while Juve have not recorded a triumph away to the Catalan goliaths since the quarter-finals of the 2002-03 rivalry.

The most prominent gathering between the different sides came in the 2015 Champions League last, which finished in a 3-1 Barca triumph graciousness of objectives from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez and Neymar.

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