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Juventus snatch dramatic win at Chievo on Ronaldo’s Serie A debut

By News Express on 19/08/2018

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Juventus came from behind to snatch a dramatic 3-2 win at Chievo as Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for the Turin side on Saturday, although the Portuguese was not among the scorers in his first Serie A match.

Ronaldo was thwarted several times by veteran Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino and his handball in the build-up led to a late Juventus goal being disallowed.

Sami Khedira put Juventus ahead after three minutes but the visitors were stunned when Mariusz Stepinski levelled seven minutes before the break.

Emanuele Giaccherini converted a penalty against his former club to give Chievo a shock lead in the 56th minute, only for Chievo’s Mattia Bani, under pressure from Leonardo Bonucci, to deflect a corner into his own net in the 75th minute.

Juventus had a goal disallowed for handball by Ronaldo but, in the next attack, Federico Bernardeschi turned the ball in to give the champions a winning start. (Reuters/NAN)

•Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Chievo Verona's Luca Rossettini during a Serie A encounter at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi in Verona on August 18, 2018.
Image: REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

 

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Posted 19/08/2018 04:50:58 AM

 

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