Line-ups: Juventus v Barcelona

Juventus use Federico Chiesa, Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata against Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, while Leonardo Bonucci passes a late fitness test, but Ansu Fati is benched.

It kicks off in Turin at 20.00 GMT, follow all the build-up and action as it happens from this game and Club Brugge-Lazio on the LIVEBLOG.

Juventus use Federico Chiesa, Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata against Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, while Leonardo Bonucci passes a late fitness test, but Ansu Fati is benched.

It kicks off in Turin at 20.00 GMT, follow all the build-up and action as it happens from this game and Club Brugge-Lazio on the LIVEBLOG.

Cristiano Ronaldo has not been given the all-clear from COVID-19, so there will be no showdown with his Ballon d’Or eternal rival Messi.

Add to that Giorgio Chiellini, Matthijs de Ligt and Alex Sandro injured, and coach Andrea Pirlo hasn’t got a full complement at his disposal.

Bonucci was also a major doubt until the last minute after limping off with a thigh problem during the 1-1 draw with Hellas Verona.

He is in the starting XI with Merih Demiral, but Juve move back to a 4-4-2 formation with Juan Cuadrado and Danilo as full-backs.

Dejan Kulusevski and Chiesa take the wings, with Dybala and Morata upfront, leaving Aaron Ramsey and former Barcelona midfielder Arthur on the bench.

Barcelona are in turmoil after losing the Clasico to Real Madrid, as last night President Josep Maria Bartomeu and his entire Board of Directors abruptly resigned.

They were facing a vote of no confidence, but decided to quit just hours before this big match.

Ronald Koeman hasn’t been entirely convincing yet, and goes into this game without Philippe Coutinho, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Samuel Umtiti or suspended Gerard Pique.

Ansu Fati is the teenage sensation on sparkling form, yet he is on the bench, as instead it’s Pedri supporting Messi and Antoine Griezmann, while Miralem Pjanic returns to the Allianz Juventus Stadium as an opponent.

Barcelona have not won any of their last six trips to Turin, managing three draws, the most recent 0-0 in November 2017.

Juventus: Szczesny; Cuadrado, Demiral, Bonucci, Danilo; Kulusevski, Bentancur, Rabiot, Chiesa; Dybala, Morata

Juventus bench: Pinsoglio, Buffon, Arthur, Ramsey, McKennie, Bernardeschi, De Winter, Frabotta, Portanova, Riccio

Barcelona: Neto; Sergi Roberto, Araujo, Lenglet, Jordi Alba; Pjanic, De Jong; Pedri, Messi, Dembelé; Griezmann

Barcelona bench: Inaki Pena, Tenas, Dest, Busquets, Alena, Braithwaite, Ricard Puig, Trincao, Ansu Fati, Junior Firpo

Ref: Makkelie (NED)

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