Champions League 2020: Ronaldo’s Juventus, Real Madrid knocked out by Lyon and Manchester City

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Ronaldo’s double goal wasn’t enough to let Juventus beat Lyon in the UEFA Champions League as the Italian side were knocked out of the tournament due to superior away goals of the French side when the aggregate score read 2-2. Lyon already won the home leg 1-0 in March before the pandemic brought a halt to the tournament.

Champions League 2020 highlights Lyon vs Juventus and Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Memphis Depay’s 12th-minute penalty proved to be pivotal for the French side as even Ronaldo’s double wasn’t able to rescue Juventus. After Lyon opened the scoring with Depay’s crucial away goal, Ronaldo equalized the scoreline with his successful penalty in the 43rd minute. The second goal of the home side came at the one-hour mark with Ronaldo strike from outside the box zooming past the Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes’ hands and into the goal. Despite the scoreline reading 2-1 in favour of Juventus, they required one more goal to be ahead in aggregate in order to proceed to the next round. Lyon defended well to not let themselves be defeated by the Italian giants who failed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time since the 2015-16 season.

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Ronaldo scored 37 goals for Juventus this season beating Ferenc Hizrez’ 35 goal record, and breaking his 95-year-old record.

Champions League 2020 highlights Lyon vs Juventus and Manchester City vs Real Madrid

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Manchester City comfortably breezed through to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League post their 2-1 win over La Liga champions Real Madrid in the second leg of the Round of 16 last night. The aggregate score read 4-2 in favour of City. Having already won the away leg of the game 2-1 in March, they also won the home leg to ensure their advancement to the quarterfinals. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the home side with his 9th-minute goal. Karim Benzema equalized the scoreline in the 28th minute with a opener for Madrid. The first half was limited to the 1-1 score. But Real Madrid needed much more if they were to advance to the next round of the tournament as the aggregate still read 3-2. In the second half, Gabriel Jesus scored a 68th minute goal to virtually seal things off for Pep  Guardiola’s team. The Premier League runners-up were able to hold the score till the end to make sure they advanced to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.

Champions League 2020 highlights Lyon vs Juventus and Manchester City vs Real Madrid

Manchester City will take on French side Lyon in the quarterfinals of the tournament.

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