Dybala switches focus to Barca after Chievo win

It has been a prolific start to the season for Paulo Dybala, who will hope to make an impact for Juventus against Barcelona on Tuesday.

Dybala came off the bench to score his fifth goal of the season and propel Juve to 3-0 win over Chievo.   -  Getty Images

Paulo Dybala urged Juventus to quickly adjust its focus to the challenge that awaits in Barcelona after putting the seal on Saturday's 3-0 win over Chievo.

The Argentina forward came off the bench to net his fifth goal in three Serie A games this season, with Juve maintaining its 100 per cent start to the top-flight campaign.

Next up for the Serie A champion is Tuesday's trip to Camp Nou in the opening game of their bid for Champions League glory, having lost in last season's final. 

And Dybala, whose side then travel to Sassuolo, underlined the need to build on the weekend's triumph.

"We must be aware that this is the first of three fundamental matches to tell us where the season will go," he said. "We showed a lot of respect for Chievo and will show a lot of respect for Barcelona too."

Speaking about his impact on the game, which saw him introduced when Juve was one goal to the good, the 23-year-old added: "The team was already winning, it's just that when I came on we changed system and there were more spaces to play in.

"We did well and deserved the victory."

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