CRISTIANO RONALDO’S shock was clear to see as his Juventus facet have been smashed 3-0 at house by Fiorentina on Tuesday evening.
The Serie A champions endured a nightmare begin and have been behind after three minutes then had a person despatched off with 18 performed.
Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t include his shock as Juventus misplaced 3-0 at house to FiorentinaCredit score: AFP or licensors
The Portuguese ahead didn’t have an gratifying night as he missed a great likelihood and had a objective chalked off by VARCredit score: Reuters
Ronaldo had a header dominated out by VAR and squandered an excellent likelihood to equalise for the Previous Girl when he was thwarted by Fiorentina keeper Bartlomiej Dragowski.
And two late objectives secured Ronaldo’s first defeat of the season – he missed the first Barcelona Champions League game due to his positive coronavirus tests.
The Italian press centered in on the images of Ronaldo in disbelief because the occasions unfolded on the Allianz Stadium.
Corriere dello Sport went with the headline: “Juve, that slaps.”
Not solely was the defeat Ronaldo’s first of the season, it equalled his heaviest loss since becoming a member of Juventus in 2018 – matching a 3-0 Coppa Italia scoreline in opposition to Atalanta in January 2015.
Actually, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has not suffered a heavier defeat since a 4-0 El Clasico humbling by Barcelona in November 2015.
It was additionally an evening to neglect for £400,000-a-week man Aaron Ramsey.
He was the man sacrificed by boss Andrea Pirlo after just 19 minutes when Juan Cuadrado’s problem was upgraded from a yellow card to purple after a VAR assessment.
Corriere dello Sport went with the headline ‘Juve, that slaps’
La Gazzetta dello Sport described Tuesday as a horror day for Juve as their title possibilities took one other hit
Tuttosport additionally went with an image of Ronaldo along with his palms on his head
The fuming Welshman booted a water bottle earlier than taking his seat again among the many subs for the rest of the league sport.
Dusan Vlahovic’s beautiful early chip, an Alex Sandro personal objective and Martin Caceres’ strike condemned Juve to defeat and left them seven factors adrift of Serie A leaders AC Milan.
The consequence matched Ronaldo’s worst defeat as a Juventus participant, matching the 3-0 loss to Atalanta in January 2019Credit score: AP:Related Press
His header into the again of the web was wiped off as his unbeaten begin to the season got here to an finishCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Supervisor Andrea Pirlo solely pockets £1.6million-per-year after taking cost of the membership