Ronaldo returns with double as Juventus beat Spezia 4-1
NEWSMAN – Juventus Forward, Cristiano Ronaldo who missed four games after testing positive to corona virus, slotted in to make it 2-1 three minutes after coming on in the second half.
Alvaro Morata gave his team the lead with a low angled strike before Tommaso Pobega equalised for Spezia.
Juventus is now second in the table with 12 points, four behind leaders AC Milan.
Ronaldo expressed his frustration on social media after failing to produce a negative result on the eve of his side’s Champions League match against Barcelona on Wednesday.
After he was cleared to play on Friday, Ronaldo was named as a substitute by Coach Andrea Pirlo, who brought him on in the 56th minute. Three minutes into the game, Ronaldo scored when he took the ball around goalkeeper Ivan Provedel.
Ronaldo scored his second after Federico Chiesa was foul with 15 minutes to go for his fifth goal in three league games this season.