Champions League action as it happens in Spain

Champions League action as it happens in Spain

It's been a contentious recent history for these two teams, with Juventus eliminating Barca 3-0 in last year's Champions League quarterfinals.

The home side started their season in a very lukewarm sense. "But it will be something good for us", said Valverde.

It was a virtuoso display on the back of a hat-trick in the 5-0 derby triumph against Espanyol and one to leave Valverde purring.

Juventus embarked on the new season in a similar fashion.

While the pair are yet to link up at club level, one side for whom they do join forces is the Argentine national team.

Juventus have enjoyed a flawless start to the new Serie A season and continued their solid form on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Chievo at home. He also set up Rakitic's goal and hit the post.

Dembele, who debuted as a substitute in a 5-0 rout of Espanyol on Saturday, showed some of the speed that Barcelona wanted when they signed him, but otherwise had a subdued match. After all, it's only been barely half a year since they so convincingly beat the Blaugrana on their route to the final.

Manchester United stamped themselves at the top of Group A with a 3 - 0 victory over FC Basel.

Meanwhile, Juan Cuadrado is suspended while Alex Sandro and Sami Khedira may not feature.

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A double pivot of Blaise Matuidi and Miralem Pjanic will be expected to form the base of a solid Juve play-up. "We have to improve and be more solid mentally".

"The first goal just before the break changed everything". However, La Gazzetta dello Sport report that Allegri will revert back to 4-2-3-1 in the Champions League encounter in order that Dybala have a free role behind compatriot Higuain.

Barcelona and Juventus will renew their rivalry when they meet at the Camp Nou in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League today.

Juventus also had two wins and seven losses in the final Champions league title so far.

The Italian outfit have reached the knockout rounds in their last three attempts, having finished third in their sectionin 2013/14.

"It is actually odd to see Barcelona with three new players", Allegri added.

Xavi was a deep-organizing type playmaker driving the team forward while Iniesta was more attack-minded, capable of linking up with wingers and forwards - a fine balance where Messi could exist as a false nine. "It is a good win for confidence".

Premier League champions Chelsea, back in European competition after a one-year absence, inflicted a 6-0 demolition on Qarabag at Stamford Bridge.

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