Barcelona smashed out of the Champions League subsequent to neglecting to separate Juventus at Camp Nou in a goalless draw which affirmed a 3-0 total quarter-last annihilation.
In the wake of recording the greatest rebound in the opposition’s history in the past round against Paris Saint-Germain, Barca were not able rehash the accomplishment against Juve, who went down their shocking first-leg win with a headstrong back watch show.
Lionel Messi missed the house side’s best open doors, shooting focus from short proximity in either a large portion of, the tale of a match that saw his side pile on 19 shots however just test Gianluigi Buffon with one of them.
Juve – beaten by Barca in the 2015 last – have now achieved the semi-finals in two of the most recent three years as they hope to win a first European crown since 1996.
Massimiliano Allegri’s great resistance has just been ruptured twice in 10 mainland coordinates this season as they join Atletico Madrid, Monaco and Real Madrid in the last four.
A distinct difference to the past round, Neymar was lessened tears at full-time as Barca went out in the quarter-finals for the third time in four seasons to leave the active Luis Enrique’s expectations of winning a noteworthy trophy in his last season dependant on LaLiga and the Copa del Rey.
Be that as it may, an outing to Santiago Bernabeu for a critical match against El Clasico adversaries and group pioneers Real Madrid coming up on Sunday gives Barca little time to lick their injuries.
Juve – unaltered from the principal leg – debilitated twice at an early stage as they looked for an away objective, Gonzalo Higuain terminating over from a tolerable opening, while Juan Cuadrado snared an aerobatic endeavor off-target.
Luis Enrique returned to Barca’s attempted and-tried 4-3-3 framework, with Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba coming into the side, and the left-back had the hosts’ first chance of note when, on the extend, he occupied Messi’s exact pass wide.
A superior possibility went asking a couple of minutes after the fact when Messi lashed a left-footed strike wide from 15 yards after Luis Suarez’s flick had set him up.
Barca kept on examining as Neymar’s volleyed exertion flew quite recently past the post, before Buffon was the principal goalkeeper to be tried, the veteran jumping to keep out Messi’s redirected strike from the edge of the range.
Juve made their very own decent possibility before half time, yet Higuain could just shoot directly at Marc-Andre ter Stegen, having been selected by Miralem Pjanic as a red hot challenge – which saw Andres Iniesta and Neymar booked – achieved the interim without a leap forward.
The guests came so close ahead of schedule in the second half, Cuadrado barely missing the objective after a sharp breakaway, before Ter Stegen denied the winger with another exertion minutes after the fact and needed to keep out a Pjanic shot which took a fiendish redirection.
Barca, then, saw Neymar and Messi approach without testing Buffon, provoking Luis Enrique to bring on Paco Alcacer for Ivan Rakitic in an assaulting change.
It was Messi who missed Barca’s most obvious opportunity halfway during that time half, volleying over with his correct foot from eight yards after Buffon had fluttered at a corner, permitting Suarez to discover the Argentina worldwide with the objective expanding.
Luis Enrique even tossed Gerard Pique into assault for the last stages however Barca were out of thoughts and Juve cheerfully commended a popular triumph when the full-time shriek arrived.
Sergi Roberto, the saint of the last round, shot wide as time conflicted with Barca, while Paulo Dybala did likewise at the flip side before being supplanted by guard Andrea Barzagli in a sign Allegri was prepared to completely quiet down shop.