Rodrigo Bentancur said Leo Messi is “from another planet” after Juventus lost 3-0 to Barcelona with the Argentine’s brace.
Gonzalo Higuain risks a Champions League ban after he was spotted making a lewd gesture at Barcelona fans during the Juventus defeat.
Ernesto Valverde celebrated Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Juventus as a new Champions League beginning. “We beat the finalists of last season.”
It was a disappointing night for Juventus, especially in defence, as Football Italia rate the performance in Barcelona.
Ivan Rakitic said “if we play like we did tonight, it’ll be very difficult to beat Barcelona” after a 3-0 thrashing of Juventus.
Max Allegri felt Juventus were “too hasty” and Gonzalo Higuain “let his head drop” in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona, but “we had chances.”
Miralem Pjanic admits Juventus “could’ve done better” and has particular regrets over the first goal in a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona.
Lionel Messi ended his Gigi Buffon taboo by putting two past the Juventus goalkeeper, as Barcelona got revenge 3-0 at Camp Nou.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League clashes Barcelona-Juventus and Atletico Madrid-Roma.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta trusts Max Allegri made the right decisions against Barcelona and denies a bid for Paulo Dybala.
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.
Juventus are expected to start Mattia De Sciglio and Rodrigo Bentancur in a 4-3-3 formation against Barcelona tonight.
Lazio’s Luis Alberto believes “Barcelona are superior” to Juventus, but warns Paulo Dybala “has huge class”.
Patrik Schick’s agent says Paris Saint-Germain wanted the striker “but we realised Roma would be the best solution”.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly considering starting Rodrigo Bentancur against Barcelona tonight.
Tomas Rincón says he’s felt a “particular spark” since joining Torino, and looks forward to the derby with Juventus.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé believes “it’s strange” Juventus aren’t considered among the Champions League favourites.
Gonzalo Higuain admits he has “an obligation” to score goals, and says Juventus want to “win everything” this season.
Edgar Davids says comparisions with Lionel Messi will only hurt Juventus’ Paulo Dybala - “leave him to grow in peace”.