Barcelona neglected to create another marvelous Champions League rebound as Juventus waited for a 0-0 draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday to achieve the semi-finals 3-0 on total.
The Spanish champions had defeat a 4-0 first leg deficiency against Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 with an emotional 6-1 win back on home soil. However, Juventus indicated why they brag the best guarded record in the opposition as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were blunted as the Italians picked up retribution for their annihilation in the 2015 Champions League last. Juventus join holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Monaco in Friday’s semi-last draw. Straight from commence the guests appeared to be resolved to gain from the French champions’ oversights. Massimiliano Allegri’s men squeezed high to forestall Barca overwhelming ownership and appreciated the better of the early shots. Previous Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain volleyed over from the edge of the zone before just a splendid test from Gerard Pique forestalled Juan Cuadrado’s cross giving Higuain a tap in. Barca needed to sit tight 19 minutes for their first clear sight of objective as they unpredictably worked the ball around a pressed Juventus box before Messi let go inches wide. Messi then Gianluigi Buffon’s palms interestingly on the half hour check. At the flip side, Higuain undermined again when he just couldn’t get enough power on Miralem Pjanic’s dinked cross to beat Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Neymar had been Barca’s legend in a wonderful complete with two objectives and an aid the last minutes against PSG. However, he discovered it far harder up against companion and previous Barca colleague Dani Alves and his dissatisfactions at an apparent absence of insurance from ref Bjorn Kuipers overflowed as he was reserved just before half-time. Juventus likewise had the main enormous possibility of the second half as Cuadrado let go crosswise over Ter Stegen yet wide of the far post. Ter Stegen was then compelled to turn behind another determined exertion from the Colombian. Messi was being compelled to come somewhere down looking for ownership, however he quickly had Juventus hearts in mouths with a low exertion that was redirected inches wide. Barca supervisor Luis Enrique miserably swung to Paco Alcacer from the seat as the hosts played with four advances for the last half hour. Messi had another huge shot after an uncommon Buffon dealing with blunder from a corner, however lamentably for Barca it fell on his correct foot and the Argentine discharged well over. Sergi Roberto was Barca’s impossible legend with the 95th moment objective that fixed the 6-1 prevail upon PSG a month and a half prior. He about conveyed another imperative and uncommon objective, yet when the privilege back’s exertion flew inches wide 20 minutes from time so did Barcelona’s expectations. Juventus easily observed out the last stages to enroll their eighth clean sheet in 10 Champions League recreations this season. What’s more, the main negative news of the night for the Bianconeri was a yellow card for Sami Khedira that will discount the German universal of the primary leg of their semi-last.