Juventus vs. Barcelona this Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League was alleged to be the beginning of a brand new chapter within the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi rivalry, however, with a day to go, the Portuguese worldwide’s standing stays up within the air following his COVID-19 analysis. Ronaldo examined optimism on Oct. 14 whereas on worldwide obligation with Portugal and reportedly examined optimism once a more final week, leaving his participation for the conflict unsure.
Juve supervisor Andrea Pirlo spoke to the media on Tuesday and mentioned that the membership is awaiting the outcomes of his newest check.
“We should look ahead to the result [of Ronaldo’s test]. I believe the consequence will come tonight. First, we look ahead to the result after which we’ll see,” Pirlo mentioned.
“We’ll depend on the gamers we now have accessible.”
Ronaldo has not performed for Juve since his analysis, however, teammate Weston McKennie additionally examined optimism and was again within the squad this previous weekend.
If Ronaldo cannot go, we’ll probably see a duo of Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala up prime to face a Gerard Pique-less Barca defend. Pique is suspended for the sport after getting a purple card on Matchday 1.
“Let’s look ahead to the check consequence. If it is detrimental, we’ll see what we do. However, first, you need to get him again. In the meanwhile, all the things are within the air,” Pirlo mentioned.
To this point this season, Ronaldo has three goals in two games for Juve.