In his first start back in Serie A Cristiano Ronaldo brought both joy and problems for Juventus. He opened the scoring on 15 minutes but had to go off with an ankle injury in the second half.
Portuguese attacker Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off in a league game against Lazio (1-1) with an ankle injury.
“Cristiano is an important player, regrettably he has a problem with his ankle, but also those have replaced him in the past did well”, said Pirlo after the game finished at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, he said to ‘DAZN’.
Cristiano opened the scoring after finishing a Juan Cuadrado cross after 15 minutes, but was substituted on 75 minutes in place of Paulo Dybala thanks to his ankle injury. In fact, he had to be bandaged.
CR7 returned last week after missing two weeks due to coronavirus, and he has scored three goals in two games since coming back: he bagged two against Spezia and one on Sunday against Lazio, but he didn’t make an appearance against Ferencvaros in the Champions League in midweek.
Lazio earned a point with an equaliser in the 94th minute through a Felip Caicedo goal. Cristiano has six goals in five games so far this season, all in Serie A, and has scored 27 in 2020.