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 By Ben Gladwell

Juventus victory over Barcelona means nothing without trophy - Marotta

Following their performances against Barcelona in the UCL, the FC crew explain why Juventus are now the favourites to win it all.
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Knocking Barcelona out of the Champions League will mean nothing if Juventus do not go on to lift the trophy, general manager Beppe Marotta has said.

Juve secured a 3-0 aggregate win over Barcelona following a 0-0 second leg draw at the Camp Nou and have now gone 531 minutes without conceding in Europe this season.

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But Moratta told reporters: "Going through is not a big achievement if we do not ascend to the throne of champions.

"We still have two more obstacles to overcome and we have got to do it. We've discovered the right mentality."

Juve reached the final just two years ago, when they were beaten by Barcelona at the end of Massimiliano Allegri's first season in charge.

Allegri -- linked with a move to Arsenal next season -- has guided the club to back-to-back Serie A and Coppa Italia Doubles, and they remain on course for a Treble this season.

Marotta said Allegri "has brought benefits to everybody" and added: "We can't see any reason to interrupt it.

"He has a lot of merit. The club have supported him throughout and he has shaped this team, making them winners.

"In three years with him, we have reached two Champions League semifinals, and he has had an important role."

Juve will discover their semifinal draw in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday. Monaco, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are their potential opponents.

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

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