Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 129th and 130th champions League goals, the match against Lyon, Ronaldo scored two goals which inspired Juventus to a 2-1 comeback victory over Lyon but it wasn’t enough as Lyon’s team scored one more goal 2-2 in the match to tie and Juventus bowed out of the champions League.
Ronaldo reduced the stress of team, two minutes before the break with a penalty of his own and gave Juventus a hope by scoring 130th champions League goal, but Lyon booked a quarter last clash with Manchester City on August 15.
Lyon is the first French team to eliminate Juventus in the knockout stage of the European Cup [UEFA Cup] winner’s cup. Memphis has become the second goal player to score in six successive Champions league appearances after Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Man of the match, Cristiano Ronaldo
They brought Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus specifically to get them over the line in a competition, they last got their hands on the trophy in 1996.
The Portuguese were at the best of his powers. Juventus level on the night from the spot before erasing Lyon’s advantage in tie with another vintage champions League strike.
In the match, Ronaldo played his best for Juventus, but they could not say the same of his teammates of the best player on the pitch exited the competition before next week’s finale in his native Portugal.