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Sport Juve rest Ronaldo for Serie A finale as Champions League looms

16:44  01 august  2020
16:44  01 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

Because of Ronaldo: Juve-Star is FIFA

 Because of Ronaldo: Juve-Star is FIFA © Getty Images title guarantor: Cristiano Ronaldo and Danilo Cristiano Ronaldo is unique. Unrestrained will, countless goals, unbelievable star power: The 35-year-old is lonely top in several categories. But not in all of them, as the FIFA World Cup has now found. Because FIFA had celebrated the superstar from Italian serial champion Juventus Turin a little too hastily by tweet: "Cristiano is a multiple champion in England, Spain and Italy. No other player has ever won all three leagues once.

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Juventus' final match of the Serie A season on Saturday against Roma, ahead of the Italians' Champions League last-16 second leg against Lyon next week. Ronaldo , 35, was left out of the squad for the game in Turin, with fellow forward Paulo Dybala also absent with

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Juventus’ squad for their final Serie A game of the season against Roma, with the Portuguese being rested ahead of Champions League duty. SQUAD LIST | The called-up Bianconeri for #JuveRoma#FinoAllaFine #ForzaJuve #Stron9er

Cristiano Ronaldo will be rested for Juventus' final match of the Serie A season on Saturday against Roma, ahead of the Italians' Champions League last-16 second leg against Lyon next week.

Cristiano Ronaldo holding a football ball: Ronaldo has scored 31 league goals this season © MARCO BERTORELLO Ronaldo has scored 31 league goals this season

Ronaldo, 35, was left out of the squad for the game in Turin, with fellow forward Paulo Dybala also absent with a thigh injury.

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 first-leg deficit.

Serie A. Juventus champions Italy from Thursday if…

 Serie A. Juventus champions Italy from Thursday if… © AFP Juventus can be champions of Italy from Thursday. Following their victory against Lazio Roma (2-1) on Monday night, Juventus Turin took a big step towards the title of Italian league. And could even be sacred from this Thursday. Explanations. The Italian Serie A is the last of the five major European leagues to have yet to deliver its verdict.

Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri says he may choose to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for the final Serie A game of the season against Roma. Juve have already secured the Scudetto , their ninth in a row, and are just a week away from the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Lyon with a

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Juventus’ squad for their final Serie A game of the season against Roma, with the Portuguese being rested ahead of Champions League duty.

Nothing is left to play for against Roma who are already assured of a fifth-place finish and the Europa League group stage next term.

Ronaldo, however, will miss out on winning a first 'Capocannoniere' award for top scorer in the Italian top flight.

The Portuguese forward has scored 31 league goals this campaign with Lazio's Ciro Immobile now assured of the top-scorer's award with 35.

Immobile needs just one more goal against Napoli on Saturday to equal the scoring record of 36 goals for a single campaign achieved by Gonzalo Higuain, playing for Napoli, in the 2015-16 season.

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Juventus, who had the opportunity to materialize their title of Italian champion on Thursday, lost against Udinese after a disappointing match (1-2). © Supplied by Football 365 Udinese _ Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo's little face spoke volumes about the disappointment of the evening. If successful at the Friuli Stadium in Udine, Juventus could claim their 36th Italian league title - the 9th in a row. But the Old Lady missed her match in great length against this opponent within reach.

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