The two of the greatest player ever lived — Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — will go head-to-head against each other on Tuesday. Ronaldo’s Juventus will travel to Camp Nou on Tuesday to play against Messi’s FC Barcelona in the sixth matchday of Champions League 2020-21 group stage. Both the teams have already acquired the berth for the tournament’s Round of 16. Today’s match will decide the group winners for Group G, which also includes FC Dynamo Kyiv and Ferencváros.
Football fans around the world are eagerly waiting for this match-up against the biggest rivals in world football. However, its Ronaldo and Messi, who have made this particular fixture more exciting than any other matches in the tournament. This is the first time that the duo would be sharing same pitch since 2018 when Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Barcelona. They have faced each other for 35 times over the years, where Messi leads the winning tally 16-10. As for the goals, the Argentinian scored 22, while the Portuguese maestro has netted 19.
Both Barcelona and Juventus have struggled in their respective domestic campaigns. The Spanish side received a brutal 2-1 defeat in the latest matchday against newly-promoted Cadiz. While the Italian giants were victorious against their city rival, Torino, in Matchday 10 in the Serie A. Juve are at the fourth position with five wins and five draws, while the Catalonian side is ninth in the La Liga standings. However, last time when Barcelona visited Turin, they defeated Juventus 2-0, where Ousmane Dembélé and Lionel Messi scored each goal.
Barcelona vs Juventus: Match Details, TV Schedule, Live Stream
The match will be played in Camp Nou, Barcelona at 3 pm ET, 8 pm GMT, and 1.30 am IST on December 7, 2020. TUDN (USA), DAZN(Canada), BT Sport, ESPN (UK), and Sony TEN 2 (India) will telecast the Champions League match.
Meanwhile, Fubo TV (USA), BT Sport Live (UK), Sony LIV (India) will provide the live streaming of the match.
Barcelona vs Juventus: Lineups
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Araujo, Lenglet, Dest, Alba, Pjanic, Trincão, De Jong, Coutinho, Messi, Griezmann
Juventus: Szczesny, Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonnuci, Danilo, Ramsey, Chiesa, Arthur, Bentancur, Morata, Ronaldo