(EFE) – Cristiano Ronaldo, after missing four games due to the coronavirus, in which Juventus He could only win once, he returned this Sunday with a double, the result of a goal three minutes after jumping onto the field and a second, from a Panenka-style penalty, to decide the 4-1 victory of his team on the court. Spezia, on the sixth day of the Italian Serie A.
Absent in the league draws against Crotone and Verona, and in the Champions League duels against Dinamo Kiev, settled with victory, and against Barcelona, with defeat, Cristiano resurrected Andrea Pirlo’s team and gave him back enthusiasm, in an afternoon in which the Spanish Álvaro Morata also saw the door.
It was precisely the Madrid striker who overtook Juventus in the 14th minute during the visit to Spezia, at the Manuzzi stadium in Cesena as the northern club did not have the authorization to compete in their field. Morata, who was correctly annulled three goals for offside against Barcelona, finally managed to celebrate a bit.
It was a great choral action, started by the Brazilian Danilo Luiz and followed by a pass from the American Weston McKennie that Morata only had to push between the tights. After the VAR control, the goal was validated.
But Juventus continued without shining and trembling in defense, which was punished with the draw of Tommaso Pobega at half an hour. The advantage came after another conquest was annulled for Morata, but in this case due to a very clear offside position.
Thus, on a difficult new day, Pirlo opted for Cristiano in the 55th minute to replace a gray Paulo Dybala. And the impact was immediate.
Three minutes after jumping onto the field, Cristiano received a pass from Morata, he dribbled the goalkeeper and scored the 2-1. He celebrated with his usual yell “Siuuu” and turned the game downhill for his team.
Despite continuing to suffer in defense and needing a great save from Gianluigi Buffon at the header of German Julian Chabot, Juventus was able to sentence their victory thanks to Frenchman Adrien Rabiot and Cristiano, who Panenka signed the 4-1 penalty.
Five goals in three league games for CR7, undisputed leader and essential piece of Juventus to leave a moment, otherwise, little brilliant.
The Juventine team was momentarily placed second, with 12 points, tied with Atalanta, four behind the leaders Milan, who defeated Udinese this Sunday with a decisive goal from the Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic.