- Lecce vs Juventus' Serie A encounter ended 1-1 on Saturday, October 26
- Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo did not play this match for Juventus
- The Old Lady are still topping the Serie A table pending the result of Inter Milan match
Reigning Italian champions Juventus on Saturday afternoon, October 26, missed the service of Cristiano Ronaldo in their 1-1 draw against Lecce in Serie A match.
Juventus will also have goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to thank in this match for saving a superb shot from Diego Farras which could have given the hosts the win.
Maurizio Sarri's men started the match impressively with the duo of Emre Can and Pjanic combining well to set up Higuain in the 5th minute, but the Argentine missed the chance.
Argentina international Paulo Dybala scored the first goal for Juventus in the 50th minute via a penalty in which goalkeeper Gabriel had no answer for.
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But Lecce also got the equalizer via a penalty in the 56th minute through Marco Mancosu and their efforts to score the winner were futile.
The match eventually ended 1-1 as Juventus still stay on the top of the Serie A standings, but could lose their position if Inter Milan should win their tie.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo was snubbed as Lionel Messi won the FIFA Best Player of the Year for the sixth time in his career.
The Barcelona talisman beat his fiercest rival and Liverpool's center-back Virgil Van Dijk to claim the award.
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