UEFA Champions League draw: Barcelona to face Juventus in quarters

UEFA Champions League draw: Barcelona to face Juventus in quarters

UEFA Champions League draw: Barcelona to face Juventus in quarters

"The draw is the draw and in the quarter-finals there are no easy teams". This tie comes at just the right time and I agree with what ex-Juve boss Giovanni Trapattoni said in that Juve must "focus on themselves".

Zambrotta stated: "That told us that Barcelona can be put under serious pressure, the second leg confirmed it's a side capable of finding hidden resources even when they seem to be out of gas".

"We've been given tough draws for years now, but we're pulling forward". For Dani Alves, it will be a meeting against his former club, while Nedved said several other members of the Juve dressing room were hoping to face the Blaugrana.

Defending champions Real Madrid have been drawn against Bayern Munich for the third quarter-final. We are a strong side and we can face them head on. PSG fans were outraged with some of the refereeing decisions during their 6-1 defeat at the Camp Nou. What excites me most is Barcelona, they pulled off a great comeback and it'd be a big motivation to meet the team which beat us in the final two years ago.

"It doesn't matter where we play as we both matches will be hard".

Barcelona very almost crashed out of the tournament in the Round of 16 after a 4-0 first leg defeat to Paris Saint-Germain, but completed an incredible comeback to win 6-1 with the last kick of the game.

"I respect Juve a lot".

The first leg of the quarter-finals will be held on April 11-12, followed by the second-leg that is scheduled for April 18-19.

Ben Gladwell reports on Serie A, the Italian national team and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Association.

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