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UEFA Champions League

Again, Barca Deflated



Barcelona’s poor run in away duels in the UEFA Champions League continued Tuesday night as the Catalans slumped 0-3 to Juventus.

Barcelona have conceded at least three goals in consecutive away games for the first time since October 2000.

In contrast, Juventus have remained unbeaten in their last 18 UEFA Champions League home games in which 11 duels were won while seven were drawn.

Their last home loss was a 0-2 in the game against Bayern Munich in April 2013.

The inability of Barcelona to score also meant the Juventus have not conceded a Champions League goal for 441 minutes. This is the longest current run in the competition.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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  1. Samuel Olufemi

    April 12, 2017 1:21pm at 1:21 pm

    No Retreat No Surrender

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