Ronaldo sets new record as Genoa hold Juventus

Angelo Anderson
October 22, 2018

"I don't want to speak about Pogba, I don't want to speak about individuals, I don't want to speak to the Spanish journalists because they are only interested in Real Madrid and Ronaldo".

"As far as I'm concerned, Juventus are more than just a contender this season to win the Champions League".

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has made history by becoming the first player ever to score 400 goals in Europe.

The Portugal captain tapped in, after Joao Cancelo's shot was blocked, having earlier hit the post with a header.

Andreas Pereira has warned Juventus that Manchester United are "pumped up" for Tuesday's Champions League meeting following an improvement in their performances.

Argentine legend Lionel Messi is now second on the list with 389 goals for Barcelona in La Liga.

Energised, the 23-year-old should have levelled seconds later, outjumping Leonardo Bonucci but his header went wide.

A win at Old Trafford would see them put one foot into the knockout rounds, while for United three points will be enough for them to leapfrog the Italian side.

Allegri responded by introducing Paulo Dybala for Blaise Matudi as a frantic finale beckoned with Genoa holding on for a surprising point.

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Despite dominating the game, Napoli had to wait until the last 10 minutes to wrap up the points thanks to a Dries Mertens penalty and a strike from Croatian midfielder Marko Rog.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor made his name in Manchester, but showed no mercy on his last visit when he and Mourinho teamed up to dump United out of the Champions League in 2013.

But when it came to leaving AC Milan at the end of last season there was only one place he wanted to go. Every match has to be won on the pitch in 90 minutes.

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