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Koeman: Barcelona produced best performance of season

Barcelona produced their best performance of the season for victory at Champions League opponents Juventus, says coach Ronald Koeman.

Ousmane Dembele had Barca ahead early on before Ansu Fati won a penalty converted by Lionel Messi.

“We put in a great performance against a very strong team in Europe. We created many scoring opportunities, I am happy with the style of football and the character showed by my squad," said Koeman.

“It was our best performance of the season, certainly the most complete. We controlled the midfield and Antoine Griezmann was a little unlucky, but he played well.

“The most important thing is the work of the whole team. Pedri is particularly impressive for the character he showed in this situation, knowing his age.

“We had some difficulties in defence, but I knew that Frenkie de Jong could play back there. He already did it for Holland and gave a strong response today too.

“Winning here against a strong European side like Juve will certainly help us going forward."

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