By James Agberebi:
Barcelona have crashed out of this season’s UEFA Champions League after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Juventus at the Nou Camp in their second leg quarter-final clash on Wednesday night.
The draw meant Juventus advance to the last four 3-0 on aggregate.
Barcelona needed to score four goals to qualify for the semi-finals but met a well drilled Juventus side who weathered every wave of attacks from the Catalan giants.
Juventus had the first chance of the game in the fourth minute through Gonzalo Higuain who could not connect to a free-kick.
Higuian went close again for Juventus in the 13th minute but his shot from the edge of the box went just over the bar.
Juventus continued to create chances and almost took the lead in the 16th minute through Juan Cuadrado whose attempted overhead kick sailed over the bar.
Barcelona had a good chance to score in the 17th minute but Jordi Alba failed to connect with Lionel Messi’s superb chip of a pass.
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