Dani Alves caught out by kick-off during return to Barcelona


Juventus progressed to the Champions League semi-final at Barcelona's expense on Wednesday evening, winning 3-0 on aggregate.

Neymar also won four tackles, more than any Barcelona teammate, and his four chances created is also a higher tally than any player wearing blue and red.

"This side deserves praise for how we approaches every game, whether we're playing Barcelona or Pescara", added the Italy defender, whose side have conceded two goals in 10 games in the Champions League this campaign.

It stopped Juventus fully enjoying last week's 3-0 win. "We didn't find it so at the end we need to congratulate Juventus for the good match".

Enrique told reporters after the game, "Juve concede a lot of chances, even though they don't let in many goals".

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci stressed that the Serie A giants have a "fear factor" about them, in the wake of their momentous triumph over Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, according to a statement on the club website.

"We played a very poor first half in Turin and that has cost us dearly". We were under the normal amount of pressure here, but it was a decisive step on the road to Cardiff.

The Catalans can not afford another defeat to Real Madrid as they sit in second position in the table, three points behind Los Blancos who still have one game in hand.

I will remember that first half there forever and ever ...

Neymar had been Barca's hero in a remarkable finish with two goals and an assist in the final minutes against PSG.

It is this discipline which has seen Juventus win five successive league titles, three of them under Antonio Conte. Neither of the two in the time highly-rated players went on to be given a prominent part in the team and both of these seem place to leave this summer without making their footprint at Camp Nou.

Knocking Barcelona out of the Champions League will mean nothing if Juventus do not go on to lift the trophy, general manager Beppe Marotta has said.

"I think it's not about who we do not want to face, but the fact all three of the other teams will not want to face us. We had a great attitude and made a huge effort so it's a shame", he added.