Cristiano Ronaldo fumes at late decision as early Rodrigo Bentancur howler costs Juventus at Porto in Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo’s homecoming to Portugal did not go to plan as Juventus fell to a 2-1 defeat to Porto in the Champions League.
The 36-year-old returned to his homeland for the first time at club level as a Juventus player and was fuming when he was not awarded a late penalty.
Juventus’ Champions League last-16 first leg clash got off to the worst possible start as Rodrigo Bentancur gifted Porto the lead with a shocking back pass after just 61 seconds.
Bentancur sold Wojciech Szczęsny short, which led to Mehdi Taremi sliding in to put Porto in front.
And Andrea Pirlo’s side got off to another poor start at the beginning of the second-half as they were 2-0 down just a minute in thanks to Moussa Marega’s goal.
Federico Chiesa halved the deficit with eight minutes to go, but Porto held on for a crucial win.
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