Quick Bit: Ousmane Dembele scored two wonder goals, but Moise Kean responded with equalizing goals as Barcelona and Juventus played to an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.

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Two UEFA Champions League clubs looking forward to a return to glory in the 2022-23 season meet Tuesday when Barcelona and Juventus lock horns in Dallas.

New arrival Robert Lewandowski will be looking to score his first goal in a Barcelona shirt after being held scoreless during last weekend’s El Clasico triumph over Real Madrid. Barca walloped MLS side Inter Miami 6-0 to kick off its summer tuneups.

Juventus have played just one preseason friendly, against Chivas Guadalajara, coming away with a tidy 2-0 win, but a meniscus injury to star acquisition Paul Pogba has cast a shadow over preparations for the new campaign.

Both clubs are a couple of weeks away from kicking off official competition. Juventus will play both Madrid clubs next before opening their Italian Serie A campaign against Sassuolo on Aug. 15. Barcelona will play MLS’s NY Red Bulls and Mexican side Pumas UNAM ahead of their Spanish La Liga home opener against Rayo Vallecano on Aug. 13.

Sporting News is following the match live and providing live score updates and commentary.

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Barcelona vs Juventus live score



Goals: BAR — Ousmane Dembele — 34th min.JUV — Moise Kean (Juan Cuadrado) — 39th min.BAR — Ousmane Dembele — 41st min.

Barcelona vs Juventus live updates, highlights from preseason

Half-time: Barcelona 2, Juventus 1

Half-time: After a strong start by Barcelona, Juventus took over the match, but they were done in by two moments of magic from Ousmane Dembele who is already in midseason form. He was skipping by defenders like they weren’t there on both goals, overshadowing Robert Lewandowski, who had only one decent look.

41st min.: Dembele again! Goal! It’s Dembele against everyone. He gets the ball on the right again, beats Cuadrado and then through three Juve defenders. Dembele is having himself a game.

(WATCH the goal in the UK and in Australia.)

39th min.: Goal Juventus! Juan Cuadrado gets the ball wide left again and this time he has all the time in the world to pick out a cross into the six-yard box, where Moise Kean knocks it home in stride. We’re even at 1-1.

(WATCH the goal in the UK and in Australia.)

34th min.: Goal Barcelona! Moment of magic from Ousmane Dembele! Just minutes after the hydration break, Dembele runs circles around Juventus left back Alex Sandro and he blasts a ball past the Juve ‘keeper into the far side netting.

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32nd min.: SUB for Barcelona: U.S. international Sergino Dest takes over at right back for Sergi Roberto.

29th min.: Barcelona have faded and Juventus again dangerous through Di Maria. His outside of the foot cross into the box finds Moise Kean, but the forward whiffs. Poor attempt from Kean.

23rd min.: Big chance for Juventus with Juan Cuadrado sprung in behind the Barca backline, but he pokes his shot wide. And the offside flag comes up. No VAR today, but he was off.

17th min.: It’s officially the Di Maria show at Juve. He makes a penetrating run down the middle of the field and feeds Juan Cuadrado in the box, but no one’s there to finish off the cross. Juve are dangerous in transition.

13th min.: After weathering the storm, Juventus are getting some more time in the attack and Ter Stegen stops Di Maria twice in a span of a few minutes. If Juve are going to pose any danger, it’s going to be through the Argentina star, who’s been roaming across the front line.

7th min.: New Juventus defender Bremer has his pass intercepted and it results in a curling shot from Robert Lewandowski that misses the top right corner. Juventus clearly not comfortable playing through the Barca press.

4th min.: Barcelona are already on top of the Italian side in the Juventus half and Ousmane Dembele fires the first shot of the match with a left-footed blast that was off target.

1st min.: Juventus kicks off the match. They’ll be wearing the black and white stripes, while Barcelona are in their gold kits.

5 mins from kickoff: Teams are coming onto the field. Leonardo Bonucci and Sergio Busquets are the captains.

60 mins from kickoff: Lineups are in. Dallas native Weston McKennie starts on the bench for Juventus together with Dusan Vlahovic, who has yet to appear in preseason.

75 mins from kickoff: The Cotton Bowl in Dallas has always been known for its pristine playing surface:

90 mins from kickoff: This could make for an interesting subplot in the match:

120 mins from kickoff: How Juventus replaces Paul Pogba in midfield will be one of the storylines from this match for Juve supporters to watch:

Barcelona vs Juventus lineups

Ousmane Dembele and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang get the start on either side of Robert Lewandowski with Ansu Fati and Raphinha heading to the bench. New signing Franck Kessie also starts, and it will be interesting to see what manager Xavi Hernandez does with Frenkie de Jong amid constant rumors of a potential departure. Ronald Araujo and Pedri get the night off.

Barcelona starting lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 1-Ter Stegen (GK) — 20-Sergi Roberto, 15-Andreas Christensen, 24-Eric Garcia, 18-Jordi Alba — 14-Nico Gonzalez, 5-Busquets, 19-Franck Kessie — 7-Ousmane Dembele, 12-Robert Lewandowski, 17-Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Barcelona subs (15): Inaki Pena (GK), Arnau Tenas (GK), Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Alejandro Balde, Alex Collado, Marc Casado, Pablo Torre, Miralem Pjanic, Gavi, Frenkie de Jong, Abde Ezzalzouli, Memphis Depay, Raphinha, Ansu Fati

Dallas native Weston McKennie starts on the bench with Nicolo Ravella and Denis Zakaria partnering Manuel Locatelli in midfield with Paul Pogba (right meniscus) out. Summer signing Bremer gets his first start in central defense, while Dusan Vlahovic is expected to make his preseason bow in the second half. Expect the Under-23 players to get the bulk of the second-half minutes.

Juventus starting lineup (4-3-3, right to left): 1-Wojciech Szczesny (GK) — 6-Danilo, 19-Leonardo Bonucci, 3-Bremer, 12-Alex Sandro — 28-Denis Zakaria, 13-Nicolo Ravella, 27-Manuel Locatelli — 22-Angel Di Maria, 18-Moise Kean, 11-Juan Cuadrado

Juventus subs (15): 36-Mattia Perin (GK), 23-Carlo Pinsoglio (GK), 45-Giovanni Garofani (GK), 15-Federico Gatti, 24-Daniele Rugani, 42-Tommaso Barbieri, 17-Luca Pellegrini, 30-Matias Soule, 14-Weston McKennie, 44-Nicolo Fagioli, 33-Marley Ake, 43-Mattia Compagnon, 34-Nicolo Cudrig, 40-Marco Da Graca, 9-Dusan Vlahovic

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Barcelona vs. Juventus TV channel, live stream

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Premier Sports 1

Premier Player HD
fuboTV, Fox Sports Go

U.K.: Tuesday’s match between Barcelona and Juventus from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas will be televised in the United Kingdom by Premier Sports 1, and also available to stream on Premier Player HD.

USA: In the United States, the friendly match will be broadcast on Fox Sports 2, which can be streamed on fuboTV. The match will also be streamed by Fox Sports on its streaming platform Fox Sports Go.

Canada: DAZN will carry the match for fans in Canada.

Australia: Paramount+ will stream Barcelona vs. Juventus during the morning hours in Australia.

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