Manager Luis Enrique urges fans to help Barca with new comeback


"We created enough chances to score, but it wasn't to be".

Bearing that in mind, Enrique says the aim for Barcelona is five goals to counteract a Juve away goal.

Juventus put on a masterclass of defensive football to reach the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday, frustrating Lionel Messi and earning a 0-0 draw against a Barcelona side hoping for another miraculous comeback. "I would have preferred a month off, a holiday in the Maldives with the players to show them the video", Luis Enrique said.

"We don't have anything to lose".

It was the visitors that had the first opportunity of the match in the fourth minute, but Higuain could only scuff his effort wide after a clever free kick from Miralem Pjanic had found the Argentine in a risky position.

Barcelona will take on Juventus at home in a UEFA Champions League quarterfinal second-leg match Wednesday evening.

"I did feel that I was slightly pushed out", he said on Tuesday ahead of Juve's quarter-final second leg at the Camp Nou.

Barca captain Andres Iniesta was more cautious in his optimism, recognising the first leg in Turin had been "a bad result".

"We need to intimidate a team like Juventus to the maximum. I wish them the best until the final, I believe they can win it", he said. "We'll have to get six".

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With half an hour remaining and his side still needing three goals to force extra time, Barca coach Luis Enrique replaced midfielder Ivan Rakitic with striker Paco Alcacer, but the fact was that most of his side's efforts continued to be from outside of the penalty area.

"Don't leave in the 80th minute", he said in a message to the fans. "On Sunday there's another big match, and we'll go there to compete and try and win".

Barca significantly underperformed at the Juventus Stadium, and while they might win tonight, Luis Enrique's guys will probably still be eliminated.

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini won his latest battle with Suarez in the first leg after the Uruguayan famously bit the Italian at the 2014 World Cup.

It was a fiery opening to the contest with Gonzalo Higuain going close in the 14th minute when Paulo Dybala set up his compatriot who fired just wide with Marc-Andre ter Stegen concerned.

"We will have to play without fear because they are like sharks - they smell blood and they finish you off", he told Sky Sports Italia.

Juventus are now in the last four for the second time in three years under coach Massimiliano Allegri.

"The important thing is that we are in the game for 95 minutes and play a strong game technically".