The last time they faced against each other was in a 2-2 draw back in May 2018 between Real and Barcelona.

Both Messi and Ronaldo got on the scoresheet that day and there was plenty of anticipation of a reunion on Wednesday.

Now Andrea Pirlo faces a tough ask to try and overcome the La Liga giants, who are still reeling from their 3-1 defeat in the El Clasico at the weekend.

Juventus had endured an even more disappointing start to the league season, winning just two of their opening five matches.

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