Paulo Dybala scored a brilliant double to put Juventus in control of the Champions League tie
On a night when incidents elsewhere were far more important with Borussia Dortmund’s game with Monaco called off after explosions near the team bus, Juventus stuck to the task.
And they took Barcelona to the cleaners with Dybala scoring twice in the first half.
Defender Giorgio Chiellini made it three in the second half with a towering header.
Paulo Dybala scored a wonder double in the first half
Barcelona will now have to produce another sensational comeback following their victory over PSG in the last round after going back to the Nou Camp 4-0 down only to win 6-1.
Dybala’s double came in the backdrop of Dortmund’s match with Monaco being postponed following explosions near the team bus.
Lionel Messi was unable to inspire Barcelona to victory against Juventus
Dortmund defender Marc Bartra, who formerly played for Barcelona, was taken to hospital with an injury but has since been released.
The match will now take place tomorrow afternoon.
But Juventus take a three-goal lead back to Spain on April 19 and will be confident of progress to the semi-finals.
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