Only Cristiano Ronaldo scores for Juventus in the Champions League

No Juventus player other than Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a goal in the Champions League’s knockout rounds since his 2018 arrival.

La Vecchia Signora were knocked out in the quarter-finals in 2018/19, the No.7’s first at the club, and fell in the Round of 16 in 2019/20.

In six Champions League knockout games for Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored an impressive total of seven goals, but hasn’t once been helped by his Bianconeri teammates.

In 2018/19, the Portuguese scored a hat-trick as Juve overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit to eliminate Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16. In the quarter-finals, he scored in a 1-1 draw against Ajax in Amsterdam, as well as netting Juventus’ goal in a 2-1 defeat in Turin.

The following season he scored both goals in a 2-1 win over Lyon in Turin, though Juventus’ 1-0 loss in France ensured they were eliminated on away goals.

Juventus take on Porto on Wednesday evening in the first leg of this season’s Round of 16. Continue reading

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Feb. 16, 2021

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