Valencia coach Marcelino: Ronaldo was crying after his dismissal

Heather Diaz
September 20, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut for Juventus ended in tears, as he was sent off in the first half against Valencia on Wednesday night. He was clearly distraught as he left the pitch, still shaking his head.

Pogba then set up the third 20 minutes into the second half, laying the ball into the path of Anthony Martial, whose deflected the goalkeeper David von Ballmoos to score his first goal for United since Alexis Sanchez joined the club.

It should have been a return to the happy hunting ground of the Champions League for Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus.

The straight red means Ronaldo would miss Juventus' trip to Manchester United, where he spent six seasons from 2003 to 2009 and blossomed into one of the world's best players, on Matchday 3 on October 23. Known for being pretty theatrical with his on-field antics, Ronaldo has, on more than one occasion, exaggerated a fall to the turf to have a decision go his way.

Juventus overcame the setback to lead 1-0 at halftime thanks to a Miralem Pjanic penalty.

Valencia were unable to make their extra man count and to compound their frustration, Daniel Parejo saw a stoppage time penalty saved by Juventus keeper, Wojciech Szczesny.

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This effectively rules him out of the trip to Manchester United next month.

He got a chance to put the Old Lady ahead in the 9th minute of the game but his shot was deflected to win a corner for the away side.

Ronaldo's former club, champions Real Madrid beat Roma 3-0.

City earned themselves a lifeline through Bernardo Silva, who produced a smart finish after a superb jinking run from substitute Leroy Sane.

Its next Champions League match is at home against Young Boys, which Massimiliano Allegri's squad should have no trouble handling in Turin.

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