Ronaldo Celebrates Juventus Champions League Qualification as Super Eagles Star Settles for Europa League Spot

Ronaldo Celebrates Juventus Champions League Qualification as Super Eagles Star Settles for Europa League Spot

- Juventus made it through to next season's Champions League on the last matchday in Serie A

- The Bianconeri defeated Bologna by 4-1 while Napoli dropped to fifth after being held to a draw by Verona

- Federico Chiesa, Adrien Rabiot and Alvaro Morata all got their names on the scoresheet for Juve

PAY ATTENTION: Join Legit.ng Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

Juventus players had to wait a little more on the pitch to confirm their place in next season's Champions League after defeating Bologna by 4-1 in the final game of the season.

Cristiano Ronaldo was not featured in the match but the Portuguese striker was among Juve players monitoring the result between Napoli and Verona which finished in a 1-1 draw.

Federico Chiesa opened the for the scoring Bianconeri while Alvaro Morata scored a brace and Adrien Rabiot was also among the scorers.

Read also

Breaking: Atletico Madrid dethrone Real Madrid to win La Liga title in dramatic last day round of matches

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!

The former champions started the game on a positive note after Chiesa was at the right place at the right time to tuck home a rebounded shot from Morata to make it 1-0.

Morata had the easiest of headers after putting Rabiot's effort which hit the cross-bar beyond the goal-line to make it 2-0.

Dejan Kulusevski set up France international Rabiot to make it 3-0 in a well worked team play to put Andrea Pirlo's men in a commanding position.

Ronaldo Celebrates Juventus Champions League Qualification as Super Eagles Star Settles for Europa League Spot
Ronaldo celebrates with Juventus stars after booking their Champions League ticket on the final day. Photo by Andreas Solaro
Source: Getty Images

Wojciech Szczesny was credited for a rare assist as his long pass was expertly controlled by Morata who completed his brace to make it 4-0.

Five minutes from time Riccardo Orsolini grabbed a consolation for Bologna as the match ended 4-1 in favour of Pirlo's side.

Elsewhere, Marco Davide Faraoni scored the equalizer for Verona in the 69th minute after Amir Rrahmani put Napoli ahead eight minutes earlier.

Read also

Super Eagles star sends big reply to Nigerian actress who wants Ronaldo to qualify for UCL ahead of his club

Th draw meant Genarro Gattuso's side finished in fifth place with 77 points while Juventus ended their disappointing campaign in Serie A's top four.

PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group 'Naija Football Fan Zone'

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen's Napoli are currently in the race for a Champions League spot for next season following their 2-0 win over Fiorentina in Serie A, Twitter.

The win took the Naples based side to fourth place ahead of Juventus whose chances of making to the elite competition is hanging in the balance.

Despite recording a 3-2 victory over winners Inter Milan at the Allianz Stadium, none of the three other teams including Atalanta, Napoli dropped points except AC Milan who were held to a 0-0 draw against Cagliari.

Source: Legit

Online view pixel