Juventus vs Ferencvaros: Cristiano Ronaldo equals Messi's record in 2-1 win

Juventus vs Ferencvaros: Cristiano Ronaldo equals Messi's record in 2-1 win

- Juventus vs Ferencvaros saw magical Cristiano equal another Champions League record

- The Portuguese striker has now scored 70 home goals in the history of the competition

- Juventus fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 in the closing minutes

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Cristiano Ronaldo put up a magical show on Tuesday night, November 24, when he scored in Juventus' 2-1 win over Hungarian club Ferencvaros.

The Old Lady looked to chase table leaders Barcelona and claimed all three points in stoppage-time courtesy an Alvaro Morata strike.

Ronaldo who also found the back of the net has now scored 70 goals in Champions League home games - a joint-record for home goals in the history of the competition, level with Lionel Messi.

Juventus vs Ferencvaros: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new equals new record in 2-1 win
Juventus vs Ferencvaros saw another magical performance from Ronaldo. Photo: Sportinfoto
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But it was Ferencvaros that opened the scoring when Myrto Uzuni stunned the hosts in the 19th minute with a well-taken strike following a cross from the right hand side which was deflected off Cuadrado and volleyed in by the striker! 1-0 Ferencvaros.

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As at the 30th minute and despite threats by the hosts, Ferencvaros defended well and reduced Juventus to speculative efforts from distance to put up a really impressive performance.

But the hosts restored parity in the 35th minute courtesy no other but Cristiano Ronaldo who cut inside onto his left foot and smashed the ball in from 20 yards! A fantastic strike and Juve were level! 1-1 Juventus.

And just like the first half, Juve continue to dominate in the second 45 minutes as Cuadrado continued as a constant threat down the right hand side.

The hosts would have gotten their second goal in the 68th minute when Ronaldo was played in by Morata with a love through ball that cut through Ferencvaros' stoic defence, however the Portuguese couldn't get the ball out his feet after he timed his run perfectly and the away side clear.

As it looked like the game was heading for a draw, Alvaro Morata had another plans when he struck in the 2nd minute of stoppage time to give Juventus the win. It ended: Juventus 2-1 Ferencvaros.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea are through to the knockout stages of the Champions League with two games to spare after completing the double over French outfit Rennes on Tuesday, November 24.

Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic late winner as the Blues climb to top spot in Group E with 10 points.

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