Xavi is expecting goals when Barcelona meet Juventus
The two European giants lock horns for the first leg of a mouth-watering Champions League semi-final in Turin.
Xavi reckons his old club Barca will have plenty of possession – and he thinks the big players will decide the outcome.
He told Marca: “[Keeping hold of the ball] is why I make Barcelona the favourites.
“Scoring is always key in this type of game, and over the two matches it will be just as important.
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"For me it would be a surprise if either of them kept a clean sheet along the way.
"More than the tactics, the difficulty lies in the three-man defence and the flanks because Juve can pressure teams very well – but you have to adapt.
"Barcelona have all the tools and Luis Enrique is excellent on a tactical level.
“Surely they have worked hard and they will have analysed Juventus.
"Barcelona will have the ball and Juve will wait for the counter to launch a more direct attack with [Gonzalo] Higuain and [Paulo] Dybala.
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“The meeting will be decided by the great individual players, both teams have them."