Football fans around the world witnessed an absolute thriller as Barcelona and Juventus locked horns in their recent UEFA Champions League match. The game was jam-packed with twists, turns, and stunning moments of brilliance from both sides. In the end, it finished in a 2-2 draw but not before Ousmane Dembele stole the show with two sensational goals that left everyone speechless. Let’s dive into this unforgettable encounter between two European giants!
Barcelona vs Juventus: Live updates
The last 10 minutes of the game have arrived and Barcelona are looking to seal the victory. Juve, however, are not going to give up easily.
Ousmane Dembele has finally found the back of the net for Barcelona after a great team move down the left-hand side. The ball eventually falls to Dembele who slots it home with ease.
Moise Kean then steps up to reply for Juventus but his effort is saved by Ter Stegen. The game ends in a 1-1 draw – both teams will be hoping for a better result in their next games.
Ousmane Dembele scores twice as Barcelona come from behind to earn draw
UEFA Champions League Group G
Barca vs Juventus
Barcelona came from behind to earn a draw with Juventus at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night. The hosts trailed 2-0 after the first 45 minutes but goals from Ousmane Dembele and Moise Kean saw them equalize. However, the Italians held on for a point, thanks to Stefan Savic’s late header. This result means that Juve are top of the group with three points, while Barca are second with two.
Dembele was sensational as usual and it was his brace that put Barcelona in front. The first goal came after he latched onto a pass from Jordi Alba and produced a sublime finish into the top right corner. Kean then made it 2-1 ten minutes later by slotting home after great work from Rodrigo Moreno and Dembele once again. However, Juventus were not done yet and substitute Savic got his name on the scoresheet in stoppage time to steal a point for his side. Overall, this was an entertaining contest between two evenly matched sides. There were few clear cut chances throughout and both teams will be happy with a point apiece.
Moise Kean equalises for Juventus in dramatic fashion
Juventus dominated the first half but it was Barcelona who had the better chances. However, with just minutes to go before the break, Ousmane Dembele netted two wonder goals to put Barcelona in front. Moise Kean replied for Juventus after the restart, but it wasn’t enough to take the lead back. With two minutes remaining, Moise Kean equalised in spectacular fashion, grabbing a deflection off Dani Alves to score from close range. This result leaves both teams level on points at the top of Group H.
Reaction to the Barcelona vs Juventus result
The La Liga champions Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw by Juventus in their UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg match on Wednesday evening. The result sees the Serie A side advance to the next round with a 3-1 aggregate win. Dembele opened the scoring for Barca early in the game, turning in a cross from Ivan Rakitic. However, Juve soon levelled through Paulo Dybala and then took the lead through Miralem Pjanic late in the first half. ButDembele came to life in the second half, netting two wonder goals: first with a curling effort from outside of the area and then with an emphatic volley after racing onto a pass from Lionel Messi. Kean replied for Juve shortly afterwards but it was not enough as both teams finished level on aggregate.
Summary of Barcelona vs Juventus
Barcelona came up against Juventus in their last game of the season and it was clear from the off that the Spanish champions were not going to make it easy on their Italian opponents. The opening stages of the game were cagey but Barcelona broke through after just six minutes when Ousmane Dembele scored a wonderful goal. The ball bounced around before falling into his path and he slotted it pastrows the goalkeeper. Juve responded shortly after when Moise Kean scored a poacher’s goal but Barcelona held on for a draw. Dembele put in another good performance throughout the match, showing his speed and ability to score goals. Juventus will be disappointed with how they performed and will hope to finish higher up in Serie A so they can compete in next year’s Champions League.