April 25, 2018

Ronaldo scores late penalty as Real Madrid knock out Juventus

15 April 2018, 06:57 | Sandy Nunez

Real escape Champions League upset

Watch: Gianluigi Buffon red-carded as Cristiano Ronaldo's late penalty ends Juventus' miraculous comeback

Losing 3-0 from the first leg, Juventus tore Los Blancos apart yesterday with Mario Mandzukic's brace and Blaise Matuidi's striker silencing the Bernabeu.

Ronaldo showed he can wait, and not be exhausted of waiting, as Buffon's replacement, Wojciech Szczesny, took an age to ready his gloves and prepare himself for the penalty kick that referee Michael Oliver awarded correctly.

The Bianconeri made a stunning recovery from their 3-0 deficit in Turin, but unfortunately they could not oust their European champions, who celebrated a 4-3 aggregate win via a last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo penalty.

The front page adds that the referee "invented a non-existent penalty to allow Real Madrid to make it to the semi-finals".

Yet again he stepped up for his club, Real Madrid, while Gianluigi Buffon, at the tail end of 17 seasons of loyal service to Juventus, let his down with a tantrum rightly punished with a red card. Substitutes: Lucas Vasquez (for Casemiro, 45) 6, Marco Asensio (for Bale, 45) 6, Mateo Kovacic (for Modric, 75) 6.

'I don't understand why they are protesting, ' Ronaldo said after the game.

The game looked to be heading to extra time after misses from home trio Isco, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo already has 14 goals in this year's tournament, three short of his best ever 17, which he posted when Real was crowned champion in 2014.

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I knew we would be up against it, but I didn't expect what happened in the first minute.

"There was no VAR tonight".

Leading 2-1 from the first leg in Seville, Bayern were in pole position at the start of the night with Sevilla needing to score at least twice to have any chance of progression.

" Everyone has their own opinion on whether it was a penalty or not, I'm not going to discuss that, but I'm angry that people are talking of a robbery."
"There was a lot of confusion", he was quoted as saying by Juventus' website.

Real, who had lost only one of their last 40 Champions League matches at home, went behind after 76 seconds when Mandzukic met Sami Khedira's cross to head powerfully in.

Zidane was asked about his thoughts on the penalty incident, to which he responded, "It was a penalty, they've told me it was a penalty".

"I need to search deep within myself and work out how I feel. We deserved to go through to the semi-finals over the course of the tie and we can be pleased with that".

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