Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: Juventus deserve to progress

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Barcelona peppered the Juventus goal and chalked up a total of 35 shots, but were unable to breach their rivals' backline as the Italian outfit made it through to their third Champions League semi-final this century.

In all Barcelona had 19 shots but managed just one on target, as they exited the Champions League at the quarter-final stage for the second consecutive season.

"We did very well defensively, less so in attack where we failed to make the most of very promising counter-attacks".

It was a significant let-off for Juventus and they were forced to sit deep as Barca continued to create chances with Neymar and then Sergi Roberto - their matchwinner against PSG - volleying over.

"We knew it would be a very tough game, full of hard moments because Barca are the strongest team in the world".

"We're delighted, we've done a great thing", Dybala said. "There were certain periods, particularly in defence, when we showed we're a real team".

"I have some mixed feelings", said Alves, who played for Barcelona from 2008-16. "The lads need to realise that they can do even better and we are slowly improving". "Now we have to focus on he two competitions we have".

His opposite number, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, admitted Barcelona were beaten by the better side.

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"In the last few years it has been good to us". "At the start of the season not many people would have thought the team would do this well, or that I would", said Falcao, who has fought back from disappointing loan spells with Manchester United and Chelsea following a serious knee injury. At the end it's deserved when you score three times.

Juventus progressed to the final four of Europe's elite competition on Wednesday evening, with a 0-0 draw at the Camp Nou sealing a 3-0 aggregate win over Barcelona.

Juve followed up last week's comprehensive 3-0 beating in Turin by holding the Catalans to a goalless draw at the Nou Camp to reach the last four for a 12th time.

Meanwhile, Dortmund bow out after a tie overshadowed by the bomb attack on the team's bus last week that forced the first leg to be postponed by a day.

The result ended Barcelona's run of 15 wins in as many home European matches since the arrival of Luis Enrique, who will leave the club this summer.

The German team's hopes of turning round a first-leg deficit were not helped when the bus they were travelling in was held up by police for 20 minutes outside the team's hotel.

And despite Dortmund's increasing dominance in possession, Germain sealed Monaco's place in the semi-finals 21 seconds after coming off the bench with a simple finish following a slick counter-attack started by the risky Lemar. After the El Clasico, Barcelona is set to play with bottom placed Osasuna, Espanyol, Villareal, Las Palmas and Eibar. We are representing a whole country.

Marotta said Allegri "has brought benefits to everybody" and added: "We can't see any reason to interrupt it".

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