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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Sporting Lisbon The Blaugrana return to European action with a trip to the Portuguese capitol.

The Fixture Barcelona looks to continue their perfect start to the season with a second straight victory in the Champions League. The Blaugrana kicked off the group stage with a huge 3-0 victory against Juventus and now travel to Lisbon to take on another undefeated side in their penultimate fixture before the October international break.… Keep Reading

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How Barcelona Got Revenge On Juventus Ernesto Valverde's Barça looked a lot more dangerous than his predecessor's iteration.

After being held scoreless at the Nou Camp and beaten 3-0 in Turin against Juventus in the Champions League knockout round last season, Barcelona returned the favor in the opening game of the group stage this campaign. With a new manager, a different No. 11 and some familiar tactics from the club’s golden age, Barcelona… Keep Reading

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Barça Run Rampant Against Juve Barcelona began their European campaign with a statement victory at the Nou Camp.

Given the way both of Barcelona’s matchups with Juventus went last season, when their attack was stale, their superstars were absent and their defense was breached by two moments of brilliance from Paulo Dybala, just about anything positive from this Champions League rematch would have been categorized as a drastic improvement. And yet even with… Keep Reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Juventus Barça starts off the Champions League group stage with a mouth-watering fixture.

The Fixture The Blaugrana begin their 2017-18 Champions League campaign with a massive game against the team that knocked them out of the competition in the quarterfinals last season. Juventus held Barcelona scoreless across two legs last season, with Paulo Dybala scoring two crucial goals in Turin to give Juve license to park the bus… Keep Reading

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