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Live UEFA Champions Group refreshes as Ronaldo, Juve are dispensed with


Memphis gives no indications of rust 


Memphis Depay had gone through the previous seven months recouping from a cruciate tendon physical issue continued back in December of a year ago – here and there lockdown came at the correct time for Lyon's chief – yet to watch this game you wouldn't have speculated he'd been on the injury table for the greater part of 2020. 


His punishment was ridiculously cool, dinking home as Wojciech Szczesny jumped excitedly off the beaten path. The punishment he yielded 20 minutes after the fact – when Miralem Pjanic's free-kick pummeled against his arm – canceled out his own strike, yet it appeared to be somewhat brutal. 


Unusually it has been a fine season for Depay notwithstanding the reality he has spent most of it harmed. His count of 18 objectives from 24 appearances so far is noteworthy, to such an extent that he has been connected with an arrival to the Chief Association, with Arms stockpile said to be among those clubs intrigued. However at this point he's fit and terminating again, you sense Lyon will be hesitant to release their charm. 


VAR abstains from making a call 


Two punishments in the main half were dispatched greatly, however would it be advisable for them to have been granted by any stretch of the imagination? Rodrigo Bentancur's slide tackle plainly won the ball, while Depay's handball blocking Miralem Pjanic appeared to be harmless. 


Strikingly, the arbitrator didn't go to his pitch-side screen for either choice, rather believing his VAR official who upheld the on-field call. Going pitch-side was a significant and regularly emotional component of last season's knockout stage, with Manchester Joined's success over PSG the most well known model when a punishment was talented to Marcus Rashford, which he scored decidedly. While that second demonstrated questionable, a similar degree of intercession would have been generally welcome in Turin. 


Ronaldo's Victors Association sentiment will go on 


It might not have been sufficient this time, however Ronaldo created another incomparable individual presentation to add to his assortment in the knockout rounds of this opposition. His punishment was certainly dispatched and his second was basically splendid, moving the ball on to one side foot rapidly enough just to open a small amount of room to shoot, before giving fly with a mallet access to the top corner. 


He will be 36 whenever the Bosses Group's round of 16 comes to fruition, however you can be certain he will at present be one of the last players any protector needs to face. 


What now for Sarri? 


It appears to be odd that an administrator who just weeks back secured the Serie A title could be feeling the squeeze, yet that is the life of a lead trainer at Juventus, a club with immense desires which aren't constantly slept with in the domains of the real world.

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