La Joya was the one who had the most opportunities to accompany the Juventus star player on offense, while Pipita was a positive replacement.
Before he hit the field for a game this season, Cristiano Ronaldo He had a certainty: whoever accompanied him on the offensive would be an Argentine. That was one of the peculiarities of Juventus champion in this 2019/20 course of the A series : Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain were the two options in the consideration of Maurizio Sarri.
In this sense, La Joya was the one who more than doubled with CR7 when appearing in 18 matches of the contest, of the 36 that Vecchia Signora played so far. The Cordovan signed 11 goals, a good number when contemplating that the Portuguese fights the Capocannoniere with his current 31.
For his part, based on his conditions and his position similar to that of the Portuguese, Pipita was the letter of exchange although he also entered the team 11 times alongside former Real Madrid. As for the many he contributed, the ex-9 of the Albiceleste National Team shouted seven times out of 22 presentations.
But Sarri also appealed for these three attackers to play together three times. How did Juve fare? They won all: they beat Udinese 3-1 (Cristiano’s double), they won 2-1 at Sampdoria’s home (Dybala and CR7 scored) and they lost 2-1 with Napoli (Ronaldo’s goal).
Obviously, there were meetings in which the Portugal team could not be present and the Argentine duo had to leave there. There were four games, in which they beat Brescia 2-1, drew 1-1 with Parma (Dybala’s goal), defeated Atalanta 3-1 in a key crossing with a double by Higuaín and the remaining Dybala, and they beat 2- 0 to Brescia (a goal from La Joya).
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