Juventus oust Barca to reach CL semis

Dhaka,  Tue,  23 May 2017
Published : 20 Apr 2017, 10:54:16
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Juventus shut out Barcelona to reach Champions League semi-finals

BBC
Juventus on Wednesday produced an exceptional defensive performance to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after stopping Barcelona from scoring at the Nou Camp.

Trailing 3-0 from the first leg, Barca peppered the Italian goal but failed to repeat their last-16 heroics when they overturned a first-leg 4-0 deficit to beat Paris St-Germain.

Lionel Messi, who had earlier been denied by Gianluigi Buffon, fired wastefully over the bar while Luis Suarez and Neymar also spurned chances on a night Barca were restricted to one shot on target.

Juve's Gonzalo Higuain fired tamely at Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Juan Cuadrado missed another chance but the final whistle was celebrated wildly by the champions of Italy, who have not conceded a single goal from open play in this season's Champions League.

Juventus join Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, and Monaco in Friday's last-four draw (from 11:00 BST).
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