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Pique confident team can lift itself up from Juventus loss

Pique confident team can lift itself up from Juventus loss

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci said the club proved its greatness by knocking out Barcelona in the quarterfinal of the Champions League with a 3-0 aggregate victory on Wednesday.

Yet after Barcelona's historic last 16 fight-back against Paris Saint-Germain, when Luis Enrique's side turned around a first-leg 4-0 defeat, there was slight hope of another miracle.

It said everything about Juve's defensive display that Buffon only had one save to make, the 39-year-old denying Messi before the Barca forward hammered the rebound into the side-netting.

In the customary dressing room selfie after a great result, the Juventus players could be seen celebrating.

The Brazilian spent eight years in Barcelona before joining Juventus as a free agent last summer.

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The gaffe happened when a photograph emerged of Warburton in full Lions kit posing with tour officials. Gatland, unusually for the Lions, indicated that his captain's place in the team was not a given.

"Overall they were the better team and deserved to go through", Pique told BeIN Sports Spain.

In the other match of the night, Monaco defeated Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to seal a fine performance that saw them win with an aggregate score of 6-3.

The first-leg matches will be held on May 2 and 3 respectively, while the return leg of the similar, will be held a week later on May 9 and 10.

"My players were extraordinary tonight".

Neymar volleyed Jordi Alba's pass wide before Messi drew the first save from Buffon just past the half-hour mark.

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BRIAN ELLSWORTH , Reuters: This has been sort of the culmination of that, about two-and-a-half weeks of all these demonstrations. And in fact, on Monday, President Maduro appeared live on TV at a rally of a big government civil militia. "Alert, people.

Higuain should have done better from close range after a ball over the top before Cuadrado flashed a chance narrowly wide on the counter.

Barcelona peppered the Juventus goal and chalked up a total of 35 shots, but were unable to breach their rivals' backline as the Italian outfit made it through to their third Champions League semi-final this century.

The hosts ended the half in a foul mood after Neymar was booked for an impetuous barge on Pjanic, whose aerial challenge on Messi seconds earlier led to the Argentinian faceplanting the floor.

Juventus will be without midfielder Sami Khedira for the first leg of the semifinals for accumulated bookings after he earned a yellow for fouling Suarez.

Barcelona will have to dust themselves down quickly with El Clasico looming large on Sunday (23 April).

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Abe said he supported Trump's stance that strategic patience with North Korea had run out, and that all options were on the table. When asked if he had ruled out some sort of military strike against North Korea, Trump said he did not wish to reveal his plans.


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