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Barcelona praying for a miracle against Juventus

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Barcelona praying for a miracle against Juventus

<p>Barcelona are gearing up for their re-match with Juventus, <br /> praying for the win that will gain them a place in the Champions League semi finals, and putting their faith in miracles.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Juve defense will prevent Barca comeback. <a href="https://t.co/ZIBqs4OL1J">https://t.co/ZIBqs4OL1J</a></p>— FC Barcelona News (@Barca) <a href="https://twitter.com/Barca/status/854381508039135233">April 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>They have the psychological boost from their surprise three nil win over Paris Saint Germain in the first leg in Turin.</p> <p>And they are in the classic under-dog position, as Barcelona coach Luis Enrique explains.</p> <p>“With the first leg result that we already have, this is a knockout stage in which we have nothing to lose. That liberates us from any sort of pressure.”</p> <p>“We only have a single choice. And that is to attack, to attack and to attack,” he added.</p> <p>But Barca don’t just need to win, they need three goals just to get into extra-time – and Juventus have only conceded two goals in nine matches.</p> <p>Juventus are quite likely to have the same line up as they did the first time around.</p> <p>Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuaín, who is one of the best players in the world, might be the biggest threat to Barcelona.</p> <p>And fellow Argentinian forward Paulo Dybala will be fit for the match, despite some injury doubts after knocking his ankle in a Series A match against Pescara on Sunday.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala & Mario Mandzukic in today's training session. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/FCBJuve?src=hash">#FCBJuve</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UCL?src=hash">#UCL</a> <a href="https://t.co/S0JwPL1GZb">pic.twitter.com/S0JwPL1GZb</a></p>— Forza Juventus (@ForzaJuve2017) <a href="https://twitter.com/ForzaJuve2017/status/854320215169040390">April 18, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>