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By James K. Attaglo Wilson

Yes, Mr. Champions League [Cristiano Ronaldo] scored double in Juventus 2-1 victory over Lyon in Turin but it was a victory without celebration in the final analysis as the Serie A champions could not progress to the quarterfinal stage of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League season.

The highest goalscorer in the history of the Champions League [C. Roo] scored in each half to cancel Memphis Depay’s goal in the 12th minute but Juve had to bow out via the away goal rule having lost the first leg by 0-1.

The visitors were gifted a controversial penalty in the 12th minute when Houssem Aouar appeared to be cleanly tackled in the area only for the referee to point to the spot.

Former Manchester United winger [Depay] elected himself to take the kick and chipped home a Panenka to send the Ligue 1 side ahead.

Memphis Depay having scored for Lyon was also wrongfully penalised for a handball in the box, with his arms tucked in as part of a wall at a free-kick giving Cristiano Ronaldo the opportunity to level for Juventus from the spot.

The Portuguese super star scored his second goal of the night in the second half as he dunked the ball from outside the box straight into the net to bring his side an inch closer to qualification, but they couldn’t find the net for the third time leaving Lyon to progress.

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