Juventus fought the match without the services of a number of its stars, led by the Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo, who was absent due to his suffering from the Corona virus about two weeks ago.


The Catalan team advanced with a goal just a quarter of an hour after the start of the match through its French striker Othman Dembele, who hit a powerful ball from outside the penalty area, hitting one of the Juventus defenders before turning into the net.


The match witnessed the cancellation of 3 "hat-trick" goals by Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, due to the player falling into the offside trap.


 Morata entered tournament history after becoming the first player to cancel 3 goals in one match.


Barca maintained its lead amid the apparent inability of Juventus to shake the visitors' net, away from Morata's continuous attempts, until the owners of the land received a fatal blow by expelling his defender Demiral for obtaining a second yellow card.


In the last moments of normal time, substitute Ansu Fati got a penalty kick after being handicapped


inside the area, to be successfully executed by Argentine Lionel Messi into the net, and he practically settled the match for his team.


Barcelona achieved its second victory in the tournament, to top Group G with 6 points, while Juventus settled in second place with 3 points.


In another match in the same group competitions, Hungarian Ferencvárosi TC escaped from the loss at home by a fatal draw with its guest Dynamo Kiev, Ukraine, with a score of 2-2.


The draw gave each team its first point, to exchange the third and fourth places, as Ferencvárosi TC bottomed the standings on goal difference behind his Ukrainian counterpart.


In another match in Group E, the Spanish club defeated its guest, Stade Rennes, with a goal without response.


The only goal of the match came through Dutchman Luc de Jong in the 55th minute, to score Sevilla 4 points that put him in second place, trailing on goal difference from Chelsea, while Rennes trailed the ranking by one point.


Manchester United of England won a landslide victory over its German guest Leipzig, 5-0, in the second round of the European Champions League groups.