Paulo Dybala stars as Juventus leave Barcelona on brink

For the second round in succession, Barca have a huge deficit to try to overcome

BY Raf Diallo 21:50 Tuesday 11 April 2017, 21:50 11 Apr 2017

Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring during a Champions League, quarterfinal, first-leg soccer match between Juventus and Barcelona, at the Juventus Stdium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)

Italian champions Juventus have a built a big lead going into the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter final with Barcelona.

Massimiliano Allegri's team beat the Catalan giants 3-0 in Turin to take a decisive first leg lead with Argentine forward Paolo Dybala scoring twice.

Barcelona will need to repeat their last round comeback when they recovered from 4-0 down against Paris Saint-Germain.

But against one of the strongest defences in Europe, Barca have a tough challenge on their hands to turn the 3-0 deficit around next week in front of their home fans at the Nou Camp.

Dybala curled home Juve's opener after seven minutes with his left foot as he spun around after receiving a low pass, before repeating the trick 15 minutes later from a more central position just inside the box with the same foot.

Juve's third came on 55 minutes when Italy centre back Giorgio Chiellini headed in a corner. 

The second leg will take place on Wednesday, April 19th at the Nou Camp. 

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