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Buffon in sight of his first Champions League title.

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  • Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon has now kept 46 clean sheets in the Champions League. Only Iker Casillas (54), Edwin van der Sar (50) and Petr Cech (47) have more.

  • Buffon’s 2016-17 Champions League campaign: Nine games seven clean sheets, two goals conceded.

  • Juve last won the Champions League in 1996.

  • Lionel Messi had five shots off target in the 2016-2017 UCL second leg match at Camp Nou,  his most in a Champions League game since September 2015 against Roma.

  • Buffon first got to the UCL final in 2002-2003 season, but Juventus lost on penalties to Roma

  • He helped Juventus to the 2014-2015 UCL, only to lose 3-1 to Barcelona at Berlin’s  Olympiastadion.

  • If he gets to the 2016-2017 finals that would be his third UCl final with Juventus

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