Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:57AM
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Spanish giants Barcelona have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League where  after a scoreless draw against Juventus in their second leg quarterfinal match at the Camp Nou stadium. 

Juventus showed a flawless performance in the first leg of the tie and took a huge advantage, smashing the Catalans 3-0 in Turin where Paulo Dybala stole the show with an early double. And, in this match, Barca tried hard to overcome Juve who are generally regarded as one of Europe's best teams both in defense and attack.

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar (R) is comforted by Juventus' Brazilian defender Alex Sandro after their disqualification by Juventus at the end of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match FC Barcelona vs Juventus at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

The two teams failed to score in the first 45 minutes although Barca were the better side with their MSN attacking force wasting good scoring chances.

The home crowd expected more from their men in the second half but they just couldn’t break through the Italians’ strong defense and finally it was the Old Lad who advanced into the semis with a 3-0 aggregate victory.

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar reacts to their disqualification by Juventus. (Photo by AFP)

With the triumph, Juve will now have a great chance to win a first European crown since 1996.