Juventus vs. FC Barcelona Team News And Starting Lineup For The Joan Gamper Trophy
After a tumultuous week, FC Barcelona will finally take to the field this evening in the Joan Gamper Trophy against Juventus, led by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Instead of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner speaking at the end of the game about his hopes and ambitions for the coming season, as is customary in this match,barcelona vs juventus vivo
the Blaugrana were rocked by a tearful press conference held by Lionel Messi in the Camp Nou auditorium nine and a half hours before kickoff, where he confirmed the end of a 21-year relationship with his boyhood club barcelona vs juventus vivo.
Given that the Argentine will most likely join continental rivals PSG at the turn of the week,
the cash-strapped Catalans must now focus on the future and put behind them the day they had always dreaded would arrive two to three years sooner than anticipated.
SPORT refers to tonight’s encounter as a “Champions League test,”
although it’s perhaps best to forget that the Serie A giants thrashed Barcelona 3-0 at home in the same competition only last December.
This is Juventus’ second appearance in the Gamper since 2005 when they lost 2-4 on penalties in what was oddly Messi’s first appearance in the event when the 18-year-old prodigy impressed then-Bianconeri coach Fabio Capello enough to try and acquire him on loan .
These are, of course, distinct epochs. And now it’s up to Barca to make the most of what they’ve got.
With Marc-Andre ter Stegen still recuperating from knee surgery, Neto is likely to keep his spot in goal,
which will protected by Jordi Alba, Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, and Sergino Dest.
While Frenkie de Jong is sidelined with a knock,
new first-team captain Sergio Busquets offers pivotal support to Yusuf Demir and Sergio Roberto in midfield.