Home Serie A Hellas Verona 1-1 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 26th goal of the season is in vain

Hellas Verona 1-1 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 26th goal of the season is in vain

by Football Frenzied

Hellas Verona 1-1 Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 26th goal of the season is in vain as Andrea Pirlo’s side blow chance to close gap on Milan sides as they are left to rue missed opportunity in Serie A title race

  • Cristiano Ronaldo fired Juventus into the lead with his 19th goal of the season 
  • Antonin Barak equalised for the hosts with an unstoppable finish from close 
  • The Old Lady have now lost more ground on Inter in the Serie A title race

Lacklustre Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday after Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener was cancelled out by a towering header from Antonin Barak.

The result leaves Juve in third place on 46 points, three behind AC Milan and seven adrift of leaders Inter Milan after 23 games, while Verona are ninth with 35 points from 24.

League top scorer Ronaldo fired in his 19th goal this season early in the second half but Barak guided home a 78th-minute equaliser as the champions’ poor run of away form continued.

Andrea Pirlo’s side have picked up four points from their last four league games on the road, and the woodwork saved them twice against a spirited Verona side who deserved a point. 

Lacklustre Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Juventus in their Serie A clash away with Verona

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Juventus in their Serie A clash away with Verona

The Portuguese talisman fired home from inside the box for his 19th goal of the season

The Portuguese talisman fired home from inside the box for his 19th goal of the season

Antonin Barak guided home an equaliser as the champions' poor run of away form continued

Antonin Barak guided home an equaliser as the champions’ poor run of away form continued

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Source: DailyMail

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