Hello my name is Jack bridge and I will be presenting this mouthwatering champions league tie. Here are the teams for tonight.
2″ Lionel Messi with he first opportunity of the game latching onto a mistake. Good save from the keeper Wojciech Szczesny.
3″ Antoine Griezmann coming very close. Hitting the woodwork early on. Barcelona Looking sharp.
5″ Pjanic conceding possession almost leads to Juventus first real opportunity.
10″ Both teams struggling to keep hold of the ball. Its looking like a case of attack vs attack here in Turin.Embed from Getty Images
14″ GOAL. Ousmane Dembele. Messi with the cross field pass to Dembele who cuts in side from the right to see his shot take a deflection off Federico Chiesa which sees the ball loop over the goalkeeper. 1-0 Barca.
16″ Goal disallowed for Alvaro Morata for Juventus. Still 1-0 Barcelona.
20″ Juventus enjoying more of the ball now since the goal. Being more urgent than they once was.
23″ Fantastic interchange from Griezmann and Messi with the Argentinian just dragging his shot past the post.
28″ Juventus still trying to find a way through Barca’s midfield. With Barca looking very sharp on the counter attack.
30″ Goal disallowed again for Morata. Lovely finish from the Spaniard as he tucks in a cross from Juan Cuardrado but the forward was offside.
32″ Juventus pressing Barcelona very high but Barca are able to play out the majority of the time. Pirlo would like to see that intensity if his side are to get something from this game.
33″ Again Barcelona looking threatening on the counter attack as Jordi Alba comes close.
35″ Pedri looking very much like a Barcelona player. The 17 year old making his second Champions League apperance is looking very tidy.
36″ Dembele coming close for Barcelona. Griezmann should have done better on the follow up. Perhaps lacking some confidence.
40″ Barcelona ending the half stronger now. Keeping hold of the ball well whilst still looking dangerous.
42″ Pablo Dybala having to drop very deep to get a hold of the ball. Been a very frustrating half for the Argentinian who only played his first 90 minutes over the weekend against Verona in the Italian cup.Embed from Getty Images
44″ Final minute of the half will be intresting to see how much stoppage time will be added as Juve press for an equaliser.
45″ 2 added minutes have been added in this first half.
45(+2)” Dejan Kulusevski receiving the first yellow card late on in the first half for a foul on Alba.
Barcelona lead the first half with a game that’s not really had much in it. A deflected goal from Dembele proves to be the difference. Big team talk pending from Andrea Pirlo I expect. Juventus 0-1 Barcelona.Embed from Getty Images
45″ Second half about to begin as Juventus will kick us off.
45″ Ronald Araujo taken off at half time as he picked up a knock at the end of the first half. Sees him replaced by veteran Sergio Busquets who will fill that void at centre half.
49″ First shot of the half goes Juve’s way as Rodrigo Bentancur blazes the ball over the bar.
52″ Barcelona have a dangerous free kick on the edge of the area after Clement Lenglet was brought down. Messi delivers with Morata clearing.
55″ Barcelona controlling the possession and the dictation of the game here so far in the second half. with Juve looking to counter.
55″ GOAL. And speaking of the counter Alavro Morata finally has his goal Cuadrado crosses the ball for Morata to turn and volley into the net 1-1.
56″ VAR checking the goal for Morata for a possible offside.
57″ And for the third time Morata has had a goal disallowed for offside. Very frustrating evening so far for Morata. But was the correct descion. 1-0 still to Barcelona.
60″ Second yellow card of the game falls to Sergi Roberto of Barcelona as he brought down Chiesa.
62″ Big chance for Barcelona . Lovely interchange from Pedri and Messi leads to Messi just putting it past the post. Pedri really making life difficult for Cuadrado.
64″ Corner for Barcelona lovely play again from Messi who lays off Pedri who’s shot was deflected for a corner.
66″ Barcelona almost trying to walk it in at times as Ansu Fati looks to come on for Barcelona.
67″ Ansu Fati replacing the goalscorer Dembele.
69″ Kulusevski just putting the ball over the bar for Juve.
70″ Merih Demiral receives a yellow card for a foul on Messi.
74″ Cuadrado booked for simulation after diving inside the Barcelona’s box.
75″ Big chance for Barcelona as Griezmann comes close after 2 cutting passes from Busquets and Messi.
75″ Weston McKennie replaces Kulusevski.
80″ Into the last 10 minutes with Juve chasing the game.
83″ Arthur now coming on for Juventus to face his former club. He will replace Bentancur with Federico Bernardeschi replacing Adrien Rabiot as Juventus look to throw the kitchen sink in.
85″ RED CARD second yellow for Demiral with a late tackle on Pjanic. Juventus down to 10.
88″ Down to the last 2 minutes of normal time with Barcelona making a tactical substitution replacing the attacking Griezmann with a more defensive minded player in Junior Firpo.
90″ PENALTY. Lazy tackle from Bernardeschi on Ansu Fati late on here in Turin. Poor night from Juve.
90″ GOAL. Was there ever any doubt. Lionel Messi scores his third career goal against Juve as he smashes the ball into the top left hand corner. 2-0 Barca. Game set match.
92″ Final substitution from Barcelona sees the impress Pedri replaced by Martin Braithwaite. for the final few minutes of the added 5.
94″ Big chance for Barcelona. Ansu Fati fourteen yards from goal tries to pass instead of finishing. Should have been 3.
95″ Juventus free kick on the edge of the area. Lets see if Juve can finish on a high.
95″ Fired straight at the wall from Dybala as the ref blows for full time.
FULL TIME: Good performance from Barcelona which sees them beat Juventus in Turin for the first time. Much needed after the El Classico defeat. Going Forward Barcelona were beautiful to watch at times Messi playing at his memerising best at times and an impressive performance form young Seventeen year old Pedri. This win sees Barca top the group with 2 wins from 2 and sees Juve sat just behind in 2nd. Juventus 0-2 Barcelona.