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Zambrotta insists Juventus are equal of Barcelona

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TURIN ITALY- FEBRUARY 05 Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus FC gestures during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and FC Internazionale at Juventus Stadium

"Dortmund and Monaco meet in UEFA competition for the first time", Champions League said in a tweet. "Juve are growing by the day. Of course we must show Barcelona the right amount of respect, but not too much because then you begin to feel fear and that's completely the wrong approach".

We took at how Barcelona fans reacted to the draw. For Dani Alves, it will be a meeting against his former club, while Nedved said several other members of the Juve dressing room were hoping to face the Blaugrana. "[Paulo] Dybala and [Leonardo] Bonnuci, for example, wanted to face them". It won't be easy against Juve, we have to remember that two years ago, they played in the final against us.

Whilst the Old Lady defeated Porto in comfortable fashion with a 3-0 aggregate scoreline, Barca made it tough for themseves by overturning a 0-4 deficit to PSG, winning 6-1 at Camp Nou in the second leg.

"It doesn't matter where we play as we both matches will be hard".

"It's a very hard tie, but we're in a good dynamic and very high spirits", he said after Friday's draw in Nyon.

Juve will welcome Barca to Turin for the first leg on Tuesday 11th April, and Nedved is not bothered about the prospect of concluding the tie at Camp Nou on April 19th.

Ben Gladwell reports on Serie A, the Italian national team and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Association.

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