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International Clubs UEFA Champions League 19/20Date: Mar 13, 2020 Start Time: 01:30 IST
Venue: Parc des Princes
According to a recent report, The City Football Group (CFG) have drawn up a 10-year plan to make the most of Lionel Messi’s potential arrival at the club. Manchester City will try to sign the Barcelona captain next summer with many reports suggesting that the Premier League team will look to agree on a pre-contract with the 33-year-old in January.
Juventus had a tough start to the game when Myrto Uzuni put the visitors ahead and it looked like the Italian giants might lose further ground on leaders Barcelona as Ferencvaros' goalkeeper Denes Dibusz looked in inspiring form. However, goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata took Andrea Pirlo’s team over the line into the knockout phase of the competition.
Both the teams had an underwhelming start to the ISL 2020-21 season as they were unable to record victories in their opening game. Mumbai City FC suffered a disappointing loss away to NorthEast United and would be hoping to bounce back against manager Sergio Lobera’s former team. Meanwhile, FC Goa came back from two goals down against Bengaluru to rescue a point
The Portugal skipper scored in the 35th minute of the game which was his 70th home goal in the competition - a record which only Barcelona’s Lionel Messi had achieved until now. This was the 35-year-old’s first goal in the Champions League this season after missing a couple of games due to a positive coronavirus test.
Juventus will look to seal their place in UEFA Champions League knockouts when they host Ferencvaros in their fourth match of Group G on Tuesday. Juventus are currently second in the group and a win will secure their place in the UCL round of 16 while also keeping them in contention to top the group ahead of Barcelona.
Barcelona will look to complete a double over Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 Group Stages and secure their berth in the UCL round of 16. Ronald Koeman's side are on top of Group G. The UCL also comes at nice time for Koeman especially after yet another disappointing defeat in La Liga.
Salah was back in training on Monday after a negative test for the virus, with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp saying the player also has tested negative in UEFA checks.
An Alvaro Morata double ensured Juventus a 4-1 win when both these met earlier this month in the reverse fixture. Since then Juventus has drawn against Lazio and beaten Cagliari 2-0 with Ronaldo finding the net in both matches. He has continued where he had left two weeks ago after returning to action post his recovery from COVID-19.
Indian Super League 2020-21 begins on November 20 with Kerala Blasters taking on ISL debutant ATK Mohn Bagan in the opening day clash. The ISL will be an 11-team league from this edition with SC East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan joining the band. Teams will hope to not only finish within the final four but will fight for the top place.
Both sides are depleted with injuries and are without a number of their regular first-team stars. Barcelona already had a long injury list and the list was further increased after Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto picked up knocks in the 0-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid. They are also without Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong.
Juventus will look to make it a double over Ferencvaros when they host the Hungarian side in their next Group G match in the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 on Tuesday. A win will secure a knockout berth for the Italian giants who are currently second in Group B behind Barcelona. Ferencvaros are at the bottom of the group with a solitary point.
Barcelona will look to extend their three-match winning streak in the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 match when they play Dynamo Kyiv in their fourth match of Group G. Barcelona are on top of Group G and a victory in Kyiv will secure their place in the UCL knockouts. Dynamo Kyiv, are in the third position and need a win to keep hopes alive.