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Sport Ronaldo rested by Juve boss Sarri for Serie A season finale

17:35  01 august  2020
17:35  01 august  2020 Source:   goal.com

Juve boss Sarri hails 'extraordinary' Ronaldo after making Serie A history

  Juve boss Sarri hails 'extraordinary' Ronaldo after making Serie A history Maurizio Sarri heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo following his record-setting performance against Lazio on Monday.Ronaldo reached half a century of Serie A goals in just 61 matches as league leaders Juve defeated slumping Lazio 2-1 in Turin on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Juventus' final match of the Serie A season on Saturday against Roma, ahead Juventus have already wrapped up their ninth straight league title and are now looking towards their home game against Lyon on Friday when Maurizio Sarri 's side need to overturn a 1-0

Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri says he may choose to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for the final Serie A game of the season against Roma. However, with Lazio striker Ciro Immobile four goals clear in the race to finish as top scorer, Sarri could give Ronaldo and others a rest ahead of the Lyon clash.

Cristiano Ronaldo holding a ball: Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal © Getty Images Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal

Cristiano Ronaldo has been rested by Juventus for Saturday's match against Roma to protect the talisman ahead of the Champions League campaign.

Juventus named their squad ahead of the final game in their latest Serie A title-winning campaign, with Ronaldo notably absent from a 24-player group.

Maurizio Sarri's team are set to be presented with the Scudetto trophy at the Allianz Stadium, but Ronaldo will not be required to play as Juventus give him a well-earned break.

Dybala a doubt to face Lyon, Sarri impressed with rested Ronaldo

  Dybala a doubt to face Lyon, Sarri impressed with rested Ronaldo Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri may be without Paulo Dybala against Lyon, though he is pleased with Cristiano Ronaldo's condition.Argentina international Dybala went off in the first half of the Bianconeri's Scudetto-sealing 2-0 win over Sampdoria on July 26 with a thigh strain.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Juve 's final league game of the season .It means Ciro Immobile will win the Serie A top scorer for the third time, and European Golden Shoe Also on rt.com Ronaldo flashes thighs and foam-covered Sarri downs champagne as Juventus celebrate Serie A title (VIDEO).

Maurizio Sarri heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo following his Ronaldo reached half a century of Serie A goals in just 61 matches as league leaders Juve defeated The Serie A record is 36 goals in a season – reached by Gonzalo Higuain with Napoli in 2015-16 – and when asked if Ronaldo could

They have a crunch European game against Lyon coming up on Friday, with Juventus needing to overturn a 1-0 first-leg deficit to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Ronaldo has been ever-present for Juventus in Serie A since the return of Italian football from its coronavirus-enforced break in June, the 35-year-old taking his goal tally to 31 in the league to drive Juve towards their ninth successive title.

His hopes of finishing as the league's top scorer are over, however, with Lazio's prolific Ciro Immobile four goals clear of the Portuguese superstar.


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"We will see," Sarri said about the prospect of resting Ronaldo . "I have spoken with him and he told Juve are currently second in the Serie A table although they are only behind league-leaders Inter on Should Antonio Conte's side go on to win the title, it would be the first time in nine seasons that Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo struck a stunning long-range goal as Juventus maintained their charge towards a ninth straight Serie A title with a 3-1 victory over Next up for Sarri 's team is a home game against Torino on Saturday, before they travel to AC Milan on Tuesday. They host Lazio in a potentially

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The head coach discussed the fixture pile up following Wednesday's shock loss to UdineseJuventus had a chance to clinch the Scudetto on Thursday, with Sarri's side knowing that a win would see them officially claim their ninth consecutive domestic triumph.

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