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FC Barcelona face Serie A Champions Juventus in the last eight of this season's Champions League, We take a closer look at the famous Italian club.

Stadium

Juventus Stadium, Turin, Italy: Capacity (41,507)

Coach

Massimiliano Allegri has been in charge since June 2014

Champions League campaign so far

Juventus are unbeaten so far in the competition this season. They topped Group H ahead of second placed Sevilla thanks to four wins and two draws in their six matches.

In their last 16 tie against Porto, la Vecchia Signora won both legs, 2-0 away in Portugal and 1-0 in the return leg in Turin.

Top scorer in Champions League 2016/17

Argentine Paolo Dybala leads the list with four goals.

League position

1st with an eight point gap over second placed AS Roma.

Season so far

With 6 games to go in Serie A, Juventus could not be better placed to claim their sixth league title in a row. The Italian league champions since 2012 have 80 points with Roma back on 72 and third placed Napoli further back on 70 points. 

Former Real Madrid and Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuaín has provided 23 keague goals in attack whilst the club’s much vaunted defence has seen Allegri’s team concede just 20 goals in the league.

Previous meetings

The teams have met eight times in European competition with Barça winning three, drawing two and losing three against the club from Turin. The most recent meeting prior to the first leg is surely the most memorable: the blaugranes won the competition in 2015, beating Juventus 3-1 in the final in the Olympiastadion in Berlin.

Barça links

Nine players have worn blaugrana and bianconeri over the years, the most recent Dani Alves who left FC Barcelona in June 2016 to join Juventus.

The others who have represented both are Michael Laudrup, Thierry Henry, Gianluca Zambrotta, Lilian Thuram, Edgar Davids, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Juanpi Sorín and Martín Cáceres.

Champions League history

Winners in 1985 and 1996. Runners-up in 1973, 1983, 1997, 1998 , 2003 and 2015.

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