Cristiano Ronaldo misses a penalty in a match against ChievoJanuary 22, 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo misses a penalty in a match against Chievo
Cristiano Ronaldo misses a penalty…Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty shoot against Chievo but Italian league leaders Juventus eased past bottom club Chievo 3-0 to get nine points clear on the peak of Serie A on Monday as AC Milan got back to the Champions League anchors with a 2-0 win in Genoa.
Portuguese genius Ronaldo had sealed Juventus’s 1st title of the season — a record eighth Italian Super Cup trophy against AC Milan last Wednesday in Saudi Arabia.
But the 33-year-old was off-form within the initial league game when a three-week winter break and on the eve of his come back to Madrid wherever he can appear in court for tax fraud charges scheduled back to his time with Real Madrid.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner missed various probabilities with Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino disallowing Ronaldo, who has netted fourteen times within the league, a primary goal from the spot this season.
But Juventus were never disturbed by Chievo with Douglas Costa and Emre will scoring within the first half and Daniele Rugani heading in a third six minutes from time.
However, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri spoke of Ronaldo’s penalty miss thus;
“I don’t think it’s the first time it has happened in his career, the important thing is that the team won. He was looking for a goal, but in the first half he tried too hard, he did better in the second half. It was a pleasant game, the team had a good match, another fundamental success in the run-up to the Scudetto.”
Chievo started their season with a 3-2 defeat to Juventus in Verona during which Sorrentino was knocked unconscious once colliding with Ronaldo. however ‘The Flying Donkeys’ — who had been subtracted 3 points for false accounting — concluded 2018 with their initial win and had lost only 1 of the previous eight games holding the city, Lazio and Inter Milan. Brazilian jock Costa got Juventus off the mark with a surprising solo run from midfield after thirteen minutes. See how Mayweather was humiliated by Oboh
Paulo Dybala set up for the German international’s initial goal since moving from Liverpool last summer simply before the break. Juventus were awarded a penalty for a Mattia Bani handball with 39-year-old Sorrentino clearing having conjointly earlier denied Alex Sandro’s close-range header.
Ronaldo lost 2 additional possibilities before Rugani headed during a Federico Bernardeschi free kick to stay unconquered Juventus, with fifty six points from twenty games, not off course for an eighth consecutive Scudetto. Second-placed Napoli beat Lazio 2-1 on Sunday, with the Roman club currently 2 games without a win before hosting Juventus next weekend. See how Pogba praises Man U new coach