Rome, Juventus made the most ambitious
move of the 2018 summer transfer window when they signed Cristiano
Ronaldo from Real Madrid, yet the forward simply can’t find the net
with the Bianconeri.
In his first two competitive appearances for the Turin club,
Ronaldo has taken 11 shots, but hasn’t managed to score with any of
This is a far cry from his usual levels of production. Although
it’s worth remembering that in his final season at the Estadio Santiago
Bernabeu, he endured an awful opening half of the campaign.
He came closest to ending his drought in Saturday’s victory
over Lazio when Joao Cancelo fired a cross towards his Portuguese
compatriot inside the penalty area.
Ronaldo couldn’t find proper contact with the ball rolling under
his foot, thankfully Mario Mandzukic was on hand to spare his
teammates’ blushes by tapping the ball into the net.
The Juventus Stadium was rife with anticipation prior to kick-off
with this their first opportunity to see Ronaldo in action in Turin since
he stunned the Italian giants with a staggering overhead kick in last
season’s Champions League, the Spanish MARCA newspaper
Source: Oman News Agency