Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus to qualify for UEFA Champions League
Juventus defeat Udinese 2-1 top get their place in top 4 of the Italian Serie A. Cristiano Ronaldo was once again the savior for the Old Lady.
Udinese scored the first goal of the match in the first half. Ronaldo scored a brace in the second half to help Juve qualify for 2021/22 UCL.
This is not the first time Ronaldo has saved Juve. Most of his goals for Juve has came when the team was losing by at least one goal.
Ronaldo has now scored 99 goals for Juve since his signing in 2018. He will become the 14th player to score 100+ goals for Juve.
“The nine years are over, we will no longer have the Scudetto attached to the shirt, but we will start again with the same desire as before,” said Juve coach Andrea Pirlo.
“We earned this win with effort and pride, and it’s a very important one given the other results this afternoon.
“We lost points against teams that we should have beaten, sometimes naively, we let Inter escape and now we are focused on reaching the Champions League.”
The same day, Lionel Messi scored a brace to save Barcelona. Barca was one goal down to Valencia but Messi scored two goals, one of which came from an amazing freekick. Messi could have scored the hattrick but he missed a penalty.