Liveblog: Barca-Juve, Roma-Atleti
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League clashes Barcelona-Juventus and Atletico Madrid-Roma.
Marotta: 'No Barcelona-Dybala bid'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta trusts Max Allegri made the right decisions against Barcelona and denies a bid for Paulo Dybala.
Del Piero: 'Not David and Goliath'
Alessandro Del Piero maintains you cannot call Barcelona v Juventus “David and Goliath,” because they are both Champions League favourites.
Juventus pull a few surprises against Leo Messi’s Barcelona, starting Rodrigo Bentancur, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa, but all eyes are on Paulo Dybala.
Juve trust De Sciglio and Bentancur
Juventus are expected to start Mattia De Sciglio and Rodrigo Bentancur in a 4-3-3 formation against Barcelona tonight.
Alberto: ‘Barca better than Juventus’
Lazio’s Luis Alberto believes “Barcelona are superior” to Juventus, but warns Paulo Dybala “has huge class”.
Agent: ‘PSG wanted Schick’
Patrik Schick’s agent says Paris Saint-Germain wanted the striker “but we realised Roma would be the best solution”.
Allegri considers Bentancur
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly considering starting Rodrigo Bentancur against Barcelona tonight.
Rincon: ‘Torino give me a spark’
Tomas Rincón says he’s felt a “particular spark” since joining Torino, and looks forward to the derby with Juventus.
Mbappe: ‘Juventus can win CL’
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé believes “it’s strange” Juventus aren’t considered among the Champions League favourites.
Higuain: ‘I’m obliged to score’
Gonzalo Higuain admits he has “an obligation” to score goals, and says Juventus want to “win everything” this season.
Davids: ‘Don’t compare Dybala to Messi’
Edgar Davids says comparisions with Lionel Messi will only hurt Juventus’ Paulo Dybala - “leave him to grow in peace”.
Allegri: ‘Juventus have to score’
Massimiliano Allegri admits Juventus “have to play to score” against Barcelona “without making calculations”.
Allegri: ‘Formation not important’
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri dismisses questions over his formation for Barcelona - “the players’ characteristics are more important”.
‘Ventura scared to play Donnarumma’
Mino Raiola says Italy CT Giampiero Ventura “doesn’t have enough character” to drop Gigi Buffon for Gigio Donnarumma.
Dybala: ‘Barcelona still Barcelona’
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala doesn’t think the sale of Neymar will affect Barcelona - “they’re always Barça”.
Ter Stegen: ‘Buffon an idol’
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen says Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon is “an idol for everyone in football”.
Valverde: ‘Intense game with Juventus’
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde expects “an intense and important game” against Juventus tomorrow.
Allegri: CL a dream, not objective
Max Allegri claims the Champions League “can’t be an objective” for Juventus, but rather “a dream.”
Strootman: Never wanted to leave
Kevin Strootman insists he never wanted to leave Roma and assures there is more to come from him this season.
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