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Cristiano Ronaldo misses his first ever penalty for Juventus (Video)

CRISTIANO RONALDO missed his first ever penalty in Juventus colours – but still they progressed into the Coppa Italia final.

The semi-final second leg descended into madness as Ronaldo’s failed spot kick came just seconds before Ante Rebic was sent off.

Juventus had the chance to take the lead after AC Milan full-back Andrea Conti handled in the area on 15 minutes.

Ronaldo had taken a corner down on his chest, before Conti turned into the ball and was later penalised following a VAR check.

But for the first time in his Juve career, Ronaldo failed to covert from the spot.

Playing for the first time since the restart in Italian football, the Portuguese icon dragged his effort wide, hitting the post.

Ronaldo was left heads in hands as the tie remained at 1-1 but goalless on the night.

The 35-year-old had scored 14 consecutive penalties for the Italian champions up until that point.

His last miss from the spot came in 2019 while playing for Portugal.

The drama in the cup did not stop there, though, as moments after Ronaldo’s failed penalty, Milan cleared the ball down field into the path of Danilo.

But forward Rebic clattered into the Brazilian and was sent off, caping off a minute of unbelievable scenes in Turin.

Throughout the remainder of the half Juve knocked on the door, but a resilient Milan made it to the break without conceding.

For much of the second half the visitor’s were pegged back but Ronaldo & Co failed to break the deadlock.

The Serie A kings were happy to see their away goal from the first leg – ironically from a Ronaldo penalty – see them progress into the final where they will meet either Inter Milan or Napoli.


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