Barcelona v Juventus: Latest Team News, Predicted Lineups

 When Barcelona faces Italian powerhouse Juventus on Tuesday night, they will be aiming to make it four victories in a row in their first four preseason games this summer.

Barcelona Team News

The Catalan giants enter the match after defeating Real Madrid 1-0 on Saturday night, while Juventus kicked off their season-opening preparations with a 2-0 triumph over Guadalajara.

Before leaving for their preseason tour of North America, Barcelona began their preseason preparations with a 1-1 draw against Olot on July 13. On July 19, Xavi's team opened their schedule with an impressive 6-0 victory over Phil Neville's Inter Miami team.

The Catalan giants then faced Real Madrid in the Clasico on Saturday night in Las Vegas, where Raphinha's goal in the first half proved to be the deciding factor.

Following his transfer from Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski started the first 45 minutes as the Barcelona attack's captain. Another recent arrival, Andreas Christensen, also found a place in the starting lineup at the center of the defense.

Barcelona will now play Juventus and New York Red Bulls in their final two friendlies on tour before taking on Pumas UNAM in the Joan Gamper Trophy on August 7. Franck Kessie, who made an impact early in his time at the club, was also involved.

On July 13, Rayo Vallecano will visit Xavi's team to kick off the 2022–23 La Liga season. Rayo Vallecano will be looking to rebound from a largely disappointing 2021–22 campaign in which they finished second in Spain's top division, 13 points behind eventual champion Real Madrid.

Juventus Team News

In their final three summer friendlies, Massimiliano Allegri's team will play Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid. Like their opponents here, the team will be looking to improve on last season, having finished fourth in Serie A, 16 points back of the champions AC Milan.

Bremer, Andrea Cambiaso, Paul Pogba, and Angel Di Maria have all joined Juventus this summer. Matthijs de Ligt, a Netherlands international, has left the club for Bayern Munich in a £60 million deal.

The Old Lady are still working to strengthen their team in preparation for the upcoming campaign, in which they hope to compete in the Champions League as well as make a comeback to the top of Italian football.

Barcelona Predicted XI  :

Ter Stegen; Dest, Christensen, Araujo, Alba; Kessie, Busquets, Pedri; Fati, Lewandowski, Raphinha

Juventus Predicted XI  :

Sczcesny; Cuadrado, Bremer, Bonucci, Sandro; Locatelli, Pogba, Zakaria; Di Maria, Vlahovic, Kean

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