The ever-reliable goal scoring machine comes to the rescue of Juventus after his side conceded an early goal against Internationale Milan in the Coppa Italian fixture.
Inter Milan after netting two goals against Juventus in the Italian Serie A got draw further from reaching the top of the league log as AC Milan holds on with seven points lead over the current champions.
Juventus were coming from a defeat suffered at the hands of Inter Milan and surely had a plan to change their fate at the Giuseppe Meazza.
Inter Milan changed the rhythm of the game in the early minutes as they looked more determined and ready for the fixture. 9’ into the game Nicolo Barella drove an inviting pass to Lautaro Martinez who was ever ready to show his competence in front of goal and expertly opened the scoring from Barela’s assist.
Juventus would now be bitten twice by Inter Milan if they don’t plan to overturn their goal deficit and they had to count on the ever reliable ‘human machine’ who came be any teams worst enemy.
The fortunes of Juventus started to change as they added their determination to luck on the night. 16’ after Inter Milan recorded their goal, Ashley Young’s tackle was not convincing enough as it resulted in a penalty kick for Juventus.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the reliable goal machine accepted the mandate and delivered what was expected of him to pull his side to parity. He wasn’t satisfied with a draw as he kept pushing for a lead in the first half until his efforts paid off in the 35’ from a solo effort.
Juventus were now in the lead at the Giuseppe Meazza with the home team chasing for an equalizer, but Juventus defended with more calmness and efficiency.
The first hand ended with Juventus in the lead and remains same through the second half.