Ronaldo saves Juve

Indeed, even on a night when Juventus was outflanked for extended lengths, the nine-time guarding Serie A boss figured out how to rescue a point in a 2-2 draw at Roma.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, including a second-half equalizer with a transcending header after Juventus had been decreased to 10 men, while Jordan Veretout had a support for Roma.

“We got once again into it, even after the red card,” Ronaldo said.

“Before the finish of the period this could end up being a significant point.”

Veretout put Roma ahead in the 31st with a punishment following a handball from Adrien Rabiot, who was attempting to obstruct a shot from Veretout.

Ronaldo then adjusted from the spot after Lorenzo Pellegrini utilized his arm to impede the five-time Ballon d’Or champ.

Veretout scored his second in first-half included time as Roma tore past Juventus’ veteran however maturing focus backs Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini. Henrikh Mkhitaryan got away down the left flank and crossed for Veretout, who utilized one touch to move away from a safeguard before shooting past goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

Juventus was diminished to 10 men in the 62nd when Rabiot got his subsequent yellow card for staying his boot into the left thigh of Mkhitaryan.

Minutes sooner, Roma forward Edin Džeko struck a shot off the post after his marker had just tumbled to the ground.

Juve then got an opportunity to balance when Ronaldo volleyed legitimately at goalkeeper Antonio Mirante.