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Juventus 1-3 Barcelona (Champions League Final Video Highlights)

Juventus 1-3 Barcelona: Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez and Neymar seal fourth Champions League win in a decade as Catalans clinch treble

  • All of Barca’s outfield players were involved in a breathtaking move which saw Rakitic score in the fourth minute
  • From the left, Neymar found Iniesta in the box, the Spaniard unselfishly squared it and Rakitic finished with aplomb
  • With Barcelona playing football from another planet, Juve levelled from nowhere through Alvaro Morata in the 55th minute
  • Marchisio’s clever backheel set Lichtsteiner free; the Swiss crossed for Tevez who saw his shot saved by Ter Stegen
  • But there was Morata, who had scored in both legs of the semi-final against Real Madrid, and the Spaniard slotted home 
  • Luis Suarez restored Barca’s lead 13 minutes later by finishing off a counter-attack by pouncing on a loose ball
  • Messi broke from the half-way line, Juventus backed off and the Argentine’s shot was parried by Buffon into his path
  • Neymar had a goal ruled out, the ball bouncing off his head then his hand and into the net
  • But the Brazilian found the net with the last kick of the game to make it five European Cup wins for Barcelona
  • Xavi came on for Iniesta for his final appearance for the club and lifted the Champions League trophy for the fourth time

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