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Bring on Barcelona - Juventus striker Dybala

Champions League By: Collins Udeme | 15/03/2017

Bring on Barcelona - Juventus striker Dybala

Juventus striker Paulo Dybala says he wants to face Barcelona in the latter stages of the UEFA Champions League after helping his side book a spot in Friday's quarter final draws.

A first-half penalty from Paulo Dybala, after Porto's Maxi Pereira had been sent off, took Juventus into the quarter-finals for the third time in five seasons with a 3-0 aggregate win.

The result meant the Bianconeri can now face another of Europe's big boys and when quizzed on who he would fancy as a final eight opponent, Dybala: "Who do I want? Barcelona. I am happy with the win and to get to the next round but now all of the games are difficult."We'll see who will face in the draw but the team is playing well." Dybala told Premium Sports

Dybala's hunger for European glory with Juventus was gloriously apparent from the Argentinian's formidable first-half efforts.

The 23-year-old tirelessly dropped deep to win possession time and again, and his forward thrusts, intricate movement and fine crossing had home fans regularly on their feet in appreciation of his raw talent.