Cristiano Ronaldo won and then scored a late penalty to give juventus a significant advantage in their coppa Italia semi-final first leg with AC Milan.
Juventus trailed 1-0 at san siro with just a couple of minutes of normal time remaining when the five(5) times ballon do’r winner Cristiano Ronaldo connected at the far post with a scissor kick,which was blocked by the arm of David Calabria.
A penalty was awarded and Ronaldo converted it to put the visitors level ahead of the return leg next month.Ronaldo started for the eighth times since the turn of the year,with the Portugal captain aiming to maintain his record of having scored in every match in 2020.
For Milan,Rafael leao was issued a place on the bench and the sidelines for the duration.After a goalless first half,Ante Rebic put Milan ahead on the hour with a well taken finish.
The penalty which arrived after consultation with VAR in the final minute was controversial.Ronaldo’s effort struck the arm of Calabria,who was facing away from his opponent,but referee Paolo Valeri decided an offence had been committed and the Portuguese smashed his spot kick past Gianluigi Donnarumma to make it 12 goals in his last 8 matches.
The 29 trophies winner who scored 56 hat-tricks in all competitions than any other player is looking up to the return leg in Turin.
The return in Turin is scheduled for 4th March,while juventus next league game sees then host Brescia on Sunday.
Milan will entertain Torino on Monday,with 20 year striker leao hoping to look for more playing time under Stefano pioli.#CR7#CRISTIANO RONALDO#HAUSA SPORTS
Ghanaian born international and inter Milan midfielder kojo asamoah has hailed inter Milan win against AC Milan.
The Ghana born international inter Milan midfielder kojo asamoah has hailed his team inter Milan win against AC Milan in the Italian league.
Kojo asamoah sat on the bench as his counterpart brozovic was a torn in his flesh being always considered as a preferred starter to kojo asamoah and this young proved his Worth by equalising for inter Milan.