Cristiano Ronaldo goal vs Lyon: The Portuguese ace swings one in for Juventus with a left-footed thunderbolt in their Champions League round of 16 clash.
There are only 3 things constant in life. Death, taxes and goals from Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League. The Juventus star was at it once again in his side’s round of 16 second leg clash against Lyon at the Juventus Stadium.
Ronaldo scored twice, once in each half to bring his side closer to a miraculous comeback after the visitors took an early lead in the match and doubled their aggregate score. The Portuguese maestro equalised a couple of minutes before half-time with a penalty and equalised on aggregate in the second half with a stunner that has rendered many speechless.
Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo goal vs Lyon
The Juventus star was written off early in the season. Many believed he was washed up and was done at the highest level. Ronaldo however, like he has throughout his career, made them eat their words with performances that would bring to shame a player a decade younger.
Mr. Champions League was at it again during the game against Lyon. With the scores tied at 1-1 and Juventus looking a little pedestrian in their attack, Ronaldo cut inside onto his left foot and blasted a left-footed thunderbolt past Lopes into the top corner of the near post.
CRISTIANO RONALDO WHAT A GOAL… pic.twitter.com/yCMaQCcjcK
— TC. (@totalcristiano) August 7, 2020
Are you kidding me!?
Cristiano Ronaldo with an absolute 🚀 off his left foot to level it on aggregate, 2-2. pic.twitter.com/ZTjESbHoW0
— Champions League on CBS Sports (@UCLonCBSSports) August 7, 2020
20 – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 20 goals in his last 13 home Champions League knockout matches. In total, he has scored 67 goals in the knock-out stages of the competition, 21 more than any other player (Messi, 46). Relentless. #UCL pic.twitter.com/ImdIUXNWXc
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 7, 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 37 goals for Juventus in 2019-20, breaking the club’s all-time record for most goals in a single season.
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) August 7, 2020
Despite the beauty from Ronaldo, Juventus find themselves eliminated from the tournament unfortunately. The Italian Champions and Lyon had 2 goals apiece across both legs. However, the visitors had the advantage of an away goal. There may be no crowds but the emotion remains on and off the pitch with both sides reacting very differently to the result.
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