The five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo’s standards are very high now. His performance against AS Roma wasn’t a memorable one.
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After a memorable start with Juventus by becoming the fastest player to score 10 goals in Juventus history, any game where he didn’t find the net is always a disappointing one.
Ronaldo’s strike partner Mario Manduzkic – with whom Ronaldo has great chemistry was the hero of the match. He scored the winning goal on 35 minutes. Manduzkic hasn’t always been the first pick up front at Juventus. But now the time has changed. Manduzkic scored nine goals in 19 appearances this season. The final score was.
JUVENTUS 1-0 AS ROMA
After the match, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said, “The game was pretty even and Olsen did a good job against us. We didn’t give up much but Roma did well on the night.” Calciomercato gave Mandzukic their Man of the Match nod and Ronaldo was given a low rating of 6.5.
RONALDO’S REACTION TO MISS THE GOAL
Ronaldo forced a save from Robin Olsen with his original effort and missed the target on the rebound with Bryan Cristante putting him under pressure. 33-year-old was highly under pressure and screamed ruthlessly. Check it out down below:
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Players like Ronaldo, Messi had made such high standards for themselves, that it’s no surprise he was so angry himself. A match without Ronaldo’s goal has become rare now and his anger shows this.
However, the performance of Ronaldo in Serie A this season is fabulous and fans could expect another record-breaking performance from him.