Ronaldo set to be punished by Juventus boss Pirlo after mistake against Parma

Ronaldo set to be punished by Juventus boss Pirlo after mistake against Parma

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:49 PM
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- Cristiano Ronaldo has received a backlash from former Juventus boss Capello and club legend Del Piero

- The 36-year-old cheaply defended a free-kick that led to a goal scored by Parma during a recent Serie A clash

- Juve boss Andrea Pirlo has suggested that Ronaldo will not be put in the wall in future game for the Bianconeri

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not be allowed to be among players forming a wall for Juventus after cheaply letting Parma score during Serie A game, Mirror.

Gaston Brugman put the visitors into a shock lead after his free-kick passed through Ronaldo who defended poorly to give the relegation-threatened side the lead.

Former Bianconeri boss Fabio Capello and club legend Alessandro del Piero slammed the Portuguese star, claiming his mistake was unforgivable.

Ronaldo set to be punished by Juventus boss Pirlo after mistake against Parma
Ronaldo will no more be among player forming a wall to defend a free-kick for Juventus. Photo by Massimiliano Ferraro
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And after the game, Pirlo revealed that he will consider not putting Ronaldo among the defensive wall when opponents want to take a set-piece.

However, Juve got back into the game through Alex Sandro just before half time and the Brazilian defender completed his brace two minutes after the restart to make it 2-1.

Matthijs de Ligt then got the scored to make it 3-1 as Juventus moved within 11 points off league leaders Inter Milan.

Pirlo was asked if he was in support with the proposed European Super League and he said:

"Agnelli explained what was happening, but that the most important thing was to secure a place in the top four to qualify for the Champions League."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Juventus who are reigning Italian champions on Wednesday night, April 21, came back from a goal down to beat visiting Parma 3-1 at the Turin stadium in a match that Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score.

Parma gave Pirlo and his wards a good fight in the encounter scoring the first goal before they conceded three later on for Juventus to win the Serie A duel.

Gaston Brugman scored the opener for Parma in the 26th minute via a superb free-kick which beat the wall formed by Cristiano Ronaldo and three other teammates.

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