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FC Barcelona News: 12 April 2017; Barcelona in Need of Another Miracle After Juventus Loss

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Juventus v FC Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final: First Leg Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Italian marble: Juventus 3–0 FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Paulo Dybala scored twice in the first half and Georgio Chiellini added a third after halftime as Juventus beat FC Barcelona, 3–0, on Tuesday night in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals at Juventus Stadium in Turin, Italy.The loss leaves Barça with no choice other than to mount a comeback in the return leg, set for next Wednesday night at Camp Nou.

Champions League Video Highlights: Juventus v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Barça return from Turin having been defeated 3-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie against Juventus. Massimiliano Allegri's side were unforgiving in attack and two goals from Dybala in the first half and one from Chiellini in the second half gives the Serie A champions the advantage in the tie.

Luis Enrique: 'Time to lift outselves again' | FC Barcelona
Barça have lost 3-0 in Turin in the first leg of the Champions League quarter final second leg. Manager Luis Enrique did nothing to hide his frustration at a result he admits brings back haunting memories of the similar loss in Paris. But Barça turned thinsg around that time, and he's ready to start preparing for a second miracle in the return leg at Camp Nou.

'Uphill struggle' says Iniesta, but another comeback's not out of the question | FC Barcelona
It was hard to face the press after a result like the one on Tuesday night, but that's what Andrés Iniesta and Ter Stegen did. They both accepted that the team got a lot wrong, while Juventus got a lot right, the former lamenting another 'uphill struggle' ahead while the latter preferred to switch focus on the league before thinking about the mighty task in the second leg at Camp Nou.

Why Neymar's Clasico ban is bad news for Barcelona's dwindling title hopes | ESPN
A one-game ban for the red card, it was immediately speculated, would now become a ban of two, three or even four games thanks to the petty gesture that followed. On Tuesday, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed Barca's fears: they will be missing Neymar for the next three games. He won't play against Real Sociedad, Madrid or Osasuna.

Best midfielder in the world Thiago will show Barca what they're missing against Real Madrid | Goal
Barca have made some bad decisions in the transfer market in recent seasons but the one they surely regret the most is losing Thiago Alcantara. For now, there is no question that Thiago is currently the best midfielder in the world and the fact he doesn’t play for Barca – after being raised at the club – should be a source of constant shame at Camp Nou.