Sport Juventus 2-1 Ferencvaros: Morata books last-16 place as Ronaldo equals Messi record

01:55  25 november  2020
01:55  25 november  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Juventus beat holders Real Madrid 2 - 1 in an absorbing first leg of their Champions League Real have failed to win on last eight trips to Italian teams. Ronaldo scores 54th Real goal of season. Juventus made 27 passes in the build-up to Alvaro Morata 's goal - a record in the Champions Real's goal took Cristiano Ronaldo back ahead of Lionel Messi in the all-time Champions League

Alvaro Morata's late header lifted Juventus into the Champions League knockout stages as Andrea Pirlo's side claimed a last-gasp 2-1 win over Ferencvaros.

a baseball player is getting ready to hit the ball: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates against Ferencvaros © Twitter (@juventusfcen) Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates against Ferencvaros

It looked as though Juve would fall five points behind Group G leaders Barcelona as they toiled in Turin, with Ferencvaros' goalkeeper Denes Dibusz having made a string of fine stops.

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Dibusz had been beaten by Cristiano Ronaldo's thumping 35th-minute equaliser, which cancelled out Myrto Uzuni's opener and moved the 35-year-old level with Lionel Messi on 70 home Champions League goals.

Yet it was an error from Dibusz – who made several mistakes in the reverse outing – which ultimately cost Ferencvaros a point, the goalkeeper only able to fumble Morata's header over the line in the 92nd minute.

Spanish press look ahead to Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo .
Tuesday night's meeting between the pair is the first since 2018 when Cristiano Ronaldo played for Real Madrid. There was an air of nostalgia to much of the coverage in Spain.Barcelona and Juventus have already qualified for the Champions League knockout stages but Tuesday night provides a rare chance to see both superstars play against each other once more.

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