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Juventus 2-1 Ferencvaros: Morata’s late goal books knock out spot for the old lady as Ronaldo equals Messi’s Record.



Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus

Alvaro Morata’s late header took Juventus into the round of 16 in the champions league after a 2-1 victory over Ferencvaros.


Juventus struggled in Turin, been 3 points behind Group G leaders Barcelona with Ferencvaros’ goalkeeper Denes Dibusz having made a string of fine stops.

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Myrto Uzuni’s opener gave the visitors the lead in the 35th minute of play as Pirlo’s men were in a surprise defeat.


However, Cristiano Ronaldo’s left-footed screamer gave the old lady some hope. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner leveled the match 1-1 and equaled Lionel Messi’s 70 home champions league goals.


This is the 35-year-old first champions league goal this season and he has now scored a goal in 15 straight champions league season.

Alvaro Morata gave Juve all three-point with a late header through goalkeeper Dénes Dibusz’s legs.

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Juventus though qualified for the next round, but remain second in Group G following Barcelona’s 4-0 triumph over Dynamo Kyiv.

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