Juve Coach: Ronaldo Has Nothing To Prove

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Simeone spoke days after enjoying a happy return to the Champions League with Atletico on Tuesday, as he watched his team secure a 2-1 win against AS Monaco in France.

As long as referees will be dogmatic and reveal their misunderstanding of the game and the absence of VAR, we will continue to have misinterpretations like the kind of Felix Brych in the Juventus/Valencia encounter.

But Juventus, who had totally dominated until Ronaldo's dismissal, were awarded two penalties within six minutes either side of half-time, and Miralem Pjanic confidently dispatched them both. It looked like the match would end all square but Firmino scored an fantastic solo goal in the 92nd minute to get all three points for his team in a crucial group stage match.

Ronaldo is likely to face a ban, despite replays clearly showing that he didn't do anything to the Valencia defender, which could see him ruled out of the Old Lady's next European clash against Young Boys.

MARCELINO, Valencia coach, on Ronaldo's reaction to his first-ever red card in the Champions League.

They want to bring you down, but they won't succeed.' While Ronaldo may have had the backing of the Italian media, Marca have instead pointed out why he received the red.

Discussing Ronaldo's red card - which has put him in doubt for a reunion against former club Manchester United - Marcelino told reporters: "He was very upset, even crying, because he said he didn't do anything wrong".

"When we all believe that the best thing is this that has happened, we reach an agreement".

Ronaldo was shown a straight red card and handed three-match ban for an apparent headbutt on Portsmouth midfielder Richard Hughes.

"We have analysed the errors but we need the strength to overcome the negative situations". I'm positive that we have now turn into stronger, not exclusively due to Ronaldo. On Sunday, the Portuguese scored his first two goals in official match with "Juve", allowing the Heart to beat Sassuolo (2-1).

Ronaldo has played against Manchester United only twice since leaving for Real Madrid in 2009.

Former Barcelona star Garcia continued: "Like I said you can see the way that Benzema is playing, or Bale is playing with that freedom that they move on the pitch".

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