Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, two of soccer’s biggest talents, will meet once more on Matchday 6 of the Champions League at Camp Nou as Barcelona hosts Juventus.
The 2 icons haven’t faced off since Ronaldo’s departure from Actual Madrid in 2018. Although Barcelona and Juventus already performed a Group G fixture in Turin, the Portuguese star missed it after contracting COVID-19. Barca got here away with a 2–0 win at the match in October because of objectives from Messi and Ousmane Dembele.
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Time: Three p.m. ET
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Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen; Dest, Araújo, Lenglet, Alba; Pjanić, De Jong; Trincão,Messi, Pedri; Griezmann
Juventus XI: Buffon; Danilo, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Arthur, McKennie, Ramsey, Cuadrado, Ronaldo, Morata
Each clubs have already certified for the last-16 stage of the competitors, however the Catalan giants have a three-point lead over second-placed Juve. Barca will look to safe first place in Group G until the Old Lady grabs it on the ultimate matchday. Ronald Koeman’s side will solely surrender the top spot to Juve in the event that they lose by three objectives or extra.
His membership has received all 5 of their Group G fixtures and cruised to a knockout round spot. Barca has not lost in the Champions League group stages since the 2016-17 season.
Juve secured a spot within the next spherical by picking up 12 points in 5 group matches with 4 wins and one loss. The Bianconeri are definitely up for the problem to possibly dethrone their hosts after beating Dynamo Kyiv 3–0 last week. The club has reached the last-16 stage in 18 of their final 21 Champions League group-stage runs.
Messi and Ronaldo have met 35 instances in complete with their clubs and national teams all through their careers. The Argentinian has barely better data of their rivalry–16 wins to Ronaldo’s ten and 22 objectives to Ronaldo’s 19.