Football players of Juventus in the rematch of Champions League quarterfinals played drew with Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Thus, the current champions of Italy “defended” the three-goal advantage from the first match and qualified for the semi-finals of the most prestigious European competition for clubs.
Our representative Miralem Pjanic played all 180 minutes in two matches with Catalonians, and the coach Massimiliano Allegri was very satisfied with his performance.
“Pjanic is becoming a very important player for our team. I think we can say that he is one of the best midfielders in Europe,” said Allegri during his official address to the media after the match.
Looking at the defensive game, Pjanic played an almost perfect match, if we ignore a situation in which he needlessly lost the ball, and after which Barcelona had a good opportunity to score.
Pjanic had a 100% success in sliding starts and he efficiently interrupted attacks of footballers of Barcelona, but he was also excellent in jumps, which is not his specialty.
Moreover, Pjanic also created two excellent opportunities that his team failed to turn into goals. According to the portal whoscored.com, Pjanic was the best player of Juventus with a score of 8.6, while the best player of the match was Neymar with the score of 9.3.