If Juventus thought that their 3-0 defeat of Chievo on Saturday was the flawless preparation for tomorrow night's tie, they can hardly have been much comforted when they heard that Barca had warmed up by trouncing hapless Espanyol 5-0 in their Barcelona derby on the same night. Juve have an incredible talent on their hands, but he doesn't need to have too much pressure loaded on him.
Allegri also praised Bosnian midfielder Pjanic, who also made an assist for Gonzalo Higuain's goal in the second half.
The Blaugrana eventually opted for Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele instead, though many had called into question why the board at the Camp Nou had even considered Dybala in the first place.
Davids, who played for both Juve and Barca, believes the Catalan club will still pose a real threat despite the departure of Neymar.
"Everything I learned in Bianconeri, I continued to put into practice for Barça".
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He has said that the Emir of Kuwait is now helping America in the Gulf and that "things are going well". He said both sides wanted peace and that the USA had "tremendous talent" working on the problem.
"I have played with him in the national team and it is a great pleasure to do so".
"Barcelona are always strong", Davids added.
The former Palermo youngster has often been likened to his fellow Argentina global due to his style of play, his nationality and the fact they are both left-footed.
"It's not because of Neymar's departure, but the engine in the middle is boring". I don't know, they've got a few absences, but they certainly don't start beaten. "In their best years they had Xavi and [Andres] Iniesta at their best".
The Old Lady and Reigning Queen of Italian football sets out on another Champions League trail tonight when she travels to Catalonia for a prestige clash with old rival, Barcelona. Take the last two finals, they played the best team in the world at their best.
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