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Barcelona to fight for survival against Juventus as Monaco face Dortmund (UCL Preview)

Barcelona to fight for survival against Juventus as Monaco face Dortmund (UCL Preview)

- Two matches will be played tonight (April 19, 2017) in the UEFA Champions League

- Barcelona will face Italian side Juventus at the Nou Camp

- French side Monaco will be at home against German side Borussia Dortmund

After an explosive and thrilling games on Tuesday night, April 18, when holders Real Madrid qualification to the semi-finals of the 2017 Champions League after defeating Bayern Munich, action resumes as Barcelona hope for another epic comeback against Juventus, while Monaco will be at home against Dortmund.

The center of attraction tonight will be at Camp Nou where Barcelona will face Italian giants Juventus after losing the first leg in Turin 3 - 0.

Many Barcelona fans are optimistic that their team will upturn the first leg defeat considering how they came back against PSG in their round of 16 second leg duel.

Barcelona to fight for survival against Juventus as Monaco face Dortmund

Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Juventus defender Dani Alves

Brazilian star Neymar will return to action for Barcelona and he will hope to repeat his heroic performance against PSG when his side face Juventus.

Coach Luis Enrique has stated that Barcelona will try to score five goals against the Italian giants.

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Despite their domination in Serie A, Juventus have not actually won the European Cup since 1996 which is too long for a team with such history and standing in Europe.

Monaco v Borussia Dortmund

After beating Borussia Dortmund 3- 2 in the first leg in Germany, Monaco have handed themselves a golden opportunity to secure the semi-final ticket as Dortmund will now have to fight hard to upturn the deficit.

Barcelona to fight for survival against Juventus as Monaco face Dortmund (UCL Preview)

Monaco star Kylian Mbappe

NAIJ.com can report that Tiemoue Bakayoko will return from suspension for Monaco, but Fabinho will miss the game after being cautioned in Dortmund.

Benjamin Mendy who is a reported summer Premier League target will also come back in for Leonardo Jardim's side after missing the first leg.

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