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FC Barcelona News: 22 November 2017; Team Train in Turin Ahead of Juventus Clash

Barcelona v Espanyol - La Liga Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

Barça arrives in Turin! | FC Barcelona
The match, which kicks off at 8.45pm, pits Group D leaders Barça against second-place Juve in a decisive clash that will likely determine whether one or both go through to the last 16 or if they will have to wait until the final day of the group stage to sew up a berth in the next round.

Champions League preview: Juventus v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
More than comfortably poised in La Liga, FC Barcelona’s attention now switches back to the Champions League, where they are also unbeaten ahead of this visit to the Juventus Stadium (Wednesday 8.45pm CET), where a draw would be enough to secure a place in the last sixteen, and as group winners.

Ivan Rakitic: Juventus one of the best in Europe | FC Barcelona
Ivan Rakitic gave his views ahead of the Champions League clash between Juventus and FC Barcelona on Wednesday at 8.45pm CET in Turin. “We want to win to relax a little ahead of what is to come; it will be a great game against one of the best teams in Europe,” said the Croatian midfielder.

Cautious Ernesto Valverde ‘fears’ Juventus | FC Barcelona
“Generally, when you play well and don’t give the ball away, you have a better chance of winning. We’ll try to create chances to score and stop them from getting any. It’ll be a clash of styles. They’ll try to keep the ball as they’re playing at home. Our idea is to get a result through playing football".

Marc-Andre ter Stegen's improved play a big part of Barcelona's success | ESPN
There is not a goalkeeper out there who doesn't want to emulate [Buffon]. Marc-Andre ter Stegen is one of them. Barcelona is a good place to do that and the German goalkeeper's form this season means he must, at last, be considered among the world's best, right up there with Buffon & Co.

Inside View: 12 hours in Turin | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona left for Turin on Tuesday for their Champions League group D clash with Juventus on Wednesday at 8.45pm CET in the Juventus Stadium. Ernesto Valverde's team know that a draw will be enough against the Italian champions to send them through as group winners to the last 16 of the competition.

Barcelona wanted RB Leipzig's Naby Keita before Liverpool deal - Mintzlaff | ESPN
RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has said Liverpool beat Barcelona to the signing of Naby Keita, adding that Barca "didn't try as hard" to get him. Guinea international Keita, 22, will join Liverpool at the end of this season, with Leipzig having blocked an immediate move as they prepared for their first Champions League season.

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