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When Juventus visit Barcelona tonight, Gonzalo Higuain will carry the baggage of being a big game flop, writes Emmet Gates.
Atletico Madrid come to the Olimpico with a consolidated style, writes Richard Hall, but the new Roma are still a mystery.
Juventus might seem weaker on the surface than when they last faced Barcelona, but George Rinaldi sees an evolution.
Cousins Milan might've spent more on the transfer market, but Inter got the best buy with Coach Luciano Spalletti, writes Billy Wilkinson.
Italy supporters’ excessive criticism of Gianluigi Buffon is unfair, argues Matthew Santangelo.
Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli merges style and substance to devastating effect, writes Jack Stevens, challenging Pep Guardiola's approach.
Much more is expected of Marco Verratti in an Italy jersey, but Richard Hall points out Giampiero Ventura isn't making it easy.
With hopes of automatic qualification all but gone, the Azzurri focus shifts to the World Cup play-off, writes Nick Valerio.
Giampiero Ventura has still not settled on a tactical shape for the Azzurri, as Greg Murray analyses the options in Spain.
Spain are favourites for their clash with Italy on Saturday, but is it justified? Livio Caferoglu looks at what’s changed since La Roja’s draw in Turin a year ago.