Ronaldo scores as Frappart makes history

0
19


Stephanie Frappart became the first female to referee a major Uefa competition when she took charge of the match between Liverpool and Chelsea in the Super Cup last year

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal as Juventus eased to victory against Dynamo Kyiv in a match refereed by Stephanie Frappart, who became the first woman to take charge of a men’s Champions League fixture.

The Portuguese forward scored the second for the Italian champions, already through to the last 16, when he tapped in after Georgi Bushchan’s attempted block rebounded off Juve striker Alvaro Morata.

Ronaldo was a made to wait a few seconds before the VAR team signalled to the French referee the goal would stand.

That was the only major contentious issue Frappart had to deal with, although Kyiv might point to an incident in the first half when penalty appeals were waved away after defender Leonardo Bonucci had his arms around forward Benjamin Verbic.

Juve took the lead in the 21st minute when loan signing Federico Chiesa scored his first for the club, with a header from Alex Sandro’s cross.

After Ronaldo added a second, Morata made it 3-0 when he slotted home his sixth Champions League goal of the season following good work from Weston McKennie and Chiesa on the right.

Kyiv, who have now taken only a point from five group games, impressed in patches and were twice thwarted by former Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny, who denied winger Viktor Tsygankov with two great reflex saves.

Juventus are at Barcelona in their final Group G match next week, with both sides vying to finish top of the pool.

Real Madrid 450
Manchester United 118
Portugal 102
Juventus 75
Sporting Lisbon 5

Line-ups

Juventus

  • 1Szczesny
  • 28DemiralSubstituted forDragusinat 69′minutes
  • 19BonucciSubstituted forDaniloat 62′minutes
  • 4de Ligt
  • 22ChiesaSubstituted forKulusevskiat 76′minutes
  • 14McKennie
  • 8RamseySubstituted forBernardeschiat 62′minutes
  • 30BentancurBooked at 10minsSubstituted forArthurat 76′minutes
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 9Morata

Substitutes

  • 5Arthur
  • 10Dybala
  • 13Danilo
  • 16Ju Cuadrado
  • 25Rabiot
  • 31Pinsoglio
  • 33Bernardeschi
  • 34Da Graca
  • 37Dragusin
  • 38Frabotta
  • 39Portanova
  • 44Kulusevski

Dynamo Kyiv

  • 1Bushchan
  • 94Kedziora
  • 25ZabarnyiBooked at 27mins
  • 4Popov
  • 16MykolenkoSubstituted forKaravaevat 84′minutes
  • 5Sydorchuk
  • 15TsygankovSubstituted forLyednyevat 90+1′minutes
  • 8ShepelevSubstituted forHarmashat 72′minutes
  • 10ShaparenkoBooked at 81mins
  • 22RodriguesSubstituted forde Penaat 72′minutes
  • 7VerbicSubstituted forSupryahaat 72′minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Baluta
  • 13Shabanov
  • 14de Pena
  • 17Lyednyev
  • 18Andriyevskyi
  • 19Harmash
  • 20Karavaev
  • 27da Silveira da Silva
  • 34Syrota
  • 35Neshcheret
  • 71Boyko
  • 89Supryaha

Referee:
Stéphanie Frappart

Live Text

Banner Image Reading Around the BBC - BlueFooter - Blue





Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here