Ronaldo handed pre-Champions League rest by Juventus as Sarri leaves him out of Roma clash

goal.com, 1 August 2020, 07:38
Ronaldo handed pre-Champions League rest by Juventus as Sarri leaves him out of Roma clash
With the Bianconeri readying themselves for a European outing against Lyon, a Portuguese superstar will not grace the final round of Serie A fixtures

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Juventus ' squad for their final Serie A game of the season against Roma, with the Portuguese being rested ahead of Champions League duty.

The Bianconeri will welcome domestic foes from the Italian capital to the Allianz Stadium on Saturday.

Maurizio Sarri's side will be playing for little more than pride in that contest, with a ninth successive title having already been wrapped up.

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With there no need to go in search of more points, the decision has been taken to take no risks on Ronaldo's fitness.

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