Juventus vs Milan: Ronaldo misses penalty as Old Lady advance to Coppa Italia final

Juventus vs Milan: Ronaldo misses penalty as Old Lady advance to Coppa Italia final

- Juventus vs Milan Coppa Italia semifinal second leg clash ended in a goalless draw

- The Old Lady, however, progressed to the final of the competition on away rule

- Both teams played 1-1 in the reverse fixture earlier this year before action was suspended in March

- Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo missed his first-ever penalty in Juve's colour after squandering his chance to open scoring in the 16gth minute

Juventus are through to the final of this year's Coppa Italia championship on an away goal rule despite failing to find the back of the net in the second leg of their semifinal clash.

The Old Lady had a chance to take the lead just 16 minutes after the encounter but he failed to find the back of the net.

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It was the first-ever time the 35-year-old missed a spot-kick in the colours of the Italian League champions, but his mistake didn't haunt his team at the end of the meeting.

This came moments before Ante Rebic was sent off in the 17th minute for a reckless challenge on Brazilian defender Danilo.

It would be recalled that the two teams could not be separated in the first leg of the encounter with Ronaldo scoring a late minute goal at San Siro to cancel out Rebic's early strike.

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However, the away goal proved highly valuable tonight for the Turin based club as it was all they needed to secure a passage to the final of the competition.

Juventus vs Milan: Ronaldo misses penalty as Old Lady advance to Coppa Italia final
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus against AC Milan in Coppa Italia semifinal clash - credit: Getty Images
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Meanwhile, the first competitive match in Italy failed to produce a goal having stayed off action for over three months due to the outbreak of coronavirus..

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A minute silence was observed for those who died from COVID-19 after which a round of applause was targeted at the nation's health workers.

The visitors had their warm-ups in 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, while Juve sported tops saying 'No to Racism'.

Cristiano would be aiming for his second Italian cup title since he joined Juventus from Real Madrid in the summer of 2018.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be in a relaxed mood as the return of the Italian League draws near.

The 35-year-old winger who is looking forward to the resumption of the league wore an enchanting smile on his face while showing off his expensive wristwatch in an elevator.

Ronaldo has also gotten rid of his ponytail hairstyle he was forced to keep due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

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