Cristiano Ronaldo was not with the team when Juventus faced Barcelona in the Champions League match that took place earlier today. Ronaldo tested positive for Coronavirus while with the Portugal National team and he is been having a tough time shaking off the disease since then.
Read more about Ronaldo’s positive Coronavirus test below.
Although Cristiano Ronaldo is considered an asymptomatic Covid-19 career, he’s still couldn’t join the team because he has not tested negative for coronavirus. Juventus players including Cristiano must test negative for coronavirus 24 hours before today’s Champions League match before they are allowed to play. However, Ronaldo’s test came back positive again.
As result, he was disallowed from playing for Juventus until further notice. Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Ansu Fati, and Ousmane Dembele were too much for Juventus to contain, luckily Juventus managed to not lose by a lot. The match ended 2 – 0, Barcelona had multiple chances of scoring more than two goals but they couldn’t convert most of the goal-scoring chances they had. Check out the match highlights above. Barcelona won the game by two goals.
Key Events From the Juventus v Barcelona Game
|90’+6′||Second Half ends, Juventus 0, Barcelona 2.|
|90’+2′||On: Martin Braithwaite|Off: Pedri|
|90’+1′||Lionel Messi Penalty – Scored|
|89′||On: Júnior Firpo|Off: Antoine Griezmann|
|85′||Merih Demiral Red Card|
|83′||On: Federico Bernardeschi|Off: Adrien Rabiot|
|83′||On: Arthur|Off: Rodrigo Bentancur|
|79′||Adrien Rabiot Yellow Card|
|75′||On: Weston McKennie|Off: Dejan Kulusevski|
|74′||Juan Cuadrado Yellow Card|
|70′||Merih Demiral Yellow Card|
|66′||On: Ansu Fati|Off: Ousmane Dembélé|
|60′||Sergi Roberto Yellow Card|
|57′||Álvaro Morata VAR – Goal Awarded|
|45’+3′||Dejan Kulusevski Yellow Card|
|45′||Start 2nd Half|
|45′||On: Sergio Busquets|Off: Ronald Araújo|
|14′||Ousmane Dembélé Goal|