Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus manager broke silence on Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty miss against Chievo in the Serie A on Monday night.
Ronaldo saw his spot-kick brilliantly saved by Stefano Sorrentino in the 52nd minute of the encounter.
However, goals from Douglas Costa, Emre Can and Daniele Rugani gave Juventus all three points against Chievo.
Allegri said on Tuesday that it was not the first time that Ronaldo has missed a penalty in his career, adding that the former Real Madrid star was rushing too much in the first half to score a goal.
“I don’t think this is the first time that Ronaldo misses a penalty in his career,” Allegri was quoted by The Statesman as telling a news conference.
“The most important thing is that the team won the game at the end.”
“He (Ronaldo) wanted to score and in the second half technically played much better.
“In the first half, he was rushing too much to find the net. In the second part of the match, when he played easier football, he had two or three good goal occasions.”
The 33 year-old Juventus forward still remains the joint top scorer in the Serie A with 14 goals to his credit.
He is expected to lead Juventus to victory when they tackle Lazio on Sunday.