Current Serie A champions Juventus ended their run of three consecutive draws to move third on the log. As the won 4-1 away to  newly promoted Spezia on Sunday.

Ronaldo who had been covid-19 positive for 19 days, missing four games for his side came off the bench to score twice. One through and assist form Morata and the other from the spot kick courtesy to a foul on Federico Chiesa giving Ronaldo his chance for a second goal on 75 minutes.

Ronald missed four games including Juventus’s 2-0 win at Dynamo Kiev in their Group G opener and Wednesday’s 2-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona.

The 35 year old return will help boost Andrea Pirlo’s squad as they are currently fifth on the log, four points behind league leaders AC Milan.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has the most goals score in Champions League history with 130 goals, he was furious missing last week’s game against Barcelona, after he tested positive for corona-virus.

Him (Rolando) has not faced his long time rival messi since since he left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018.

“Cristiano is back. This is the important thing,” said Ronaldo, who had been furious at missing Juventus’ Champions League 2-0 defeat in midweek by Lionel Messi’s Barcelona.

“I was stopped for a long time even though I had no symptoms and felt good. Today I got back to doing what I like, playing football.”

“In the second half we were well placed on the pitch with the desire to win and Ronaldo gave us a hand,” said coach Andrea Pirlo said.


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