Barcelona came through a tough match against Juventus to be crowned UEFA champions league winners for the 5th time in their history following a 3-1 win over the Old Lady of Torin as they completd their treble in style.
Barcelona got the ball rolling early in the game as Rakitic was on the end of a brilliant team move in the 4th minute to give Barcelona the lead. Barcelona contained Juventus throughout the first half and even looked more likely to extend their lead. In the second half, Juventus came upp with some brilliant play in the 55th minute and after Tevez’s shot was parried by Ter Stegen, Morata pounced and equyalized for the Italians. Barcelona were however back in front in the 68th minute as Buffon could only push Messi’s shot into the path of Suarez who made no mistake from 4 yards. In the 76th minute, Xavi came on for Iniesta to make his final appearance as a Barcelona player before Neymar rounded off the victory in the 95th minute after Juventus had committed almost everyone forward, finishing between the legs of Buffon.
Barcelona would look back at the season with a sense of accomplishment and confidence of better things to come in the future.