Ronaldo not angry to miss chance to score – Allegri

first_imgJuventus manager Massimiliano Allegri insists Cristiano Ronaldo is not angry despite missing a golden opportunity to score his first goal for the club.The Portuguese captain failed to score on his home debut as Juventus defeated Lazio 2-0 at the Allianz stadium in Turin.Ronaldo seemed certain to open his Serie A account in the 75th minute at the Allianz Stadium. Joao Cancelo rolled the ball across to his compatriot but goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha did just enough to stop him from tapping in from four metres, instead it ricocheted off Ronaldo’s feet and fell to Mario Mandzukic to score into an empty net.Upon this miss, the former Real Madrid star offered a wry smile before throwing his hands up in the air, and Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri promised that the Portuguese star was not upset after the miss.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“He is not angry at all, he smiled because these things happen,” Allegri said after the match, according to ESPN.Just as it was on Ronaldo’s debut last week, when Juventus won 3-2 at Chievo Verona, it was down to his teammates to fire the Bianconeri to victory, with Miralem Pjanic also netting as the seven-time defending champions downed Lazio.“It’s only two weeks that he’s with us,” Allegri said of Ronaldo’s adaptation.“He’s intelligent and understands that Italian football is different to that in Spain. Today he played well also in defense, everyone is waiting for his first goal. I’m happy with how he’s fitting in, he is a very humble lad.”last_img