I fired two penalty kicks, Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus A stunning 3-0 victory in Barcelona Which made them take the lead Champions League Group G. The striker won his battle against Lionel Messi at the Camp Nou, where Juventus jumped over the hosts.
Weston McKinney also scored early Juventus They got a 3-goal win that needed to outrun their opponents for first place. Messi has drawn a void, which means he is still two goals away from Pele’s one-club score and remains stuck at 641.
Juventus scored the first goal after 13 minutes, when Ronaldo hit a controversial penalty kick. The striker tangled up with Ronald Araujo, as the duo faltered in the area and, despite Barcelona’s anger, the referee awarded a penalty. Ronaldo fired the ball midway, scoring for the first time in a Champions League match against a team that includes Messi.
The guests doubled their lead after seven minutes when McKinney hit a cross from Juan Cuadrado from six yards after Aaron Ramsey’s performance.
Messi was rejected by Gianluigi Buffon a minute later and shot twice at the goalkeeper before the second half as Barcelona tried to find a way back. But Ronaldo scored again six minutes into the second half when he scored another penalty. The referee needed to check his screen while reviewing the video assistant referee after Clement Lenglet tackled the area before the penalty was awarded and Ronaldo sent Mark-Andre ter Stegen the wrong way.
Antoine Griezmann’s header hit the crossbar five minutes later and Buffon continued to frustrate Messi before Griezmann hit the ball into the far post. The visitors thought they had a fourth goal 15 minutes before the match, but the attempt by Leonardo Bonucci was canceled due to offside after he fell in a knockout to Ronaldo.
Barcelona’s 25-game unbeaten run ended in the Champions League – a sequence dating back to 2016 – and Buffon stopped Messi from taking a late consolation with a good low save.
Elsewhere in the group, Dynamo Kiev get over Ferencvaros 1-0 thanks to Denis Popov’s goal to finish third.
In Group E, which also includes Chelsea, Jules Conde added Youssef Nassiri’s duo with Badour Seville He won 3-1 in Ren.
In group F, Lazio It qualified for the Round of 16 for the first time since 1999 after a 2-2 draw with Club Brugge. Joaquín Correa gave the hosts the lead before Ruud Former equalized with a penalty kick by Cerro Immobile to restore Lazio’s advantage. Edward Sable was sent off in the first half for the visiting team but Hans Vanaken’s late header gave them a point. Brugge will enter the European League after finishing third, two points behind Lazio.
Lucas Peshczyk and Axel Vetsel scored in the second half to be the winners of the group Borussia Dortmund He recovered from 1-0 to a 2-1 win Zenit St. Petersburg After Sebastian Driussi gave the landlords lead.