Cristiano Ronaldo's Record In The Latter Stages Of The UCL Is Insane

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Against Barcelona, the three-time European champions couldn't even hit the target once - the first time that has happened for them in the Champions League since 2005.

Ajax came from behind to draw 1-1 with Juventus at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam after Cristiano Ronaldo had opened the scoring with his first-half header.

Juventus appeared to of read the blueprint of a flawless Champions League away performance prior to kick-off, as despite being second best for large spells in the first-half, they converted their big chance when it fell to them.

Leonardo Semplici dogged side also have history against them, as they have beaten Juventus just once in their history, way back in 1957.

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"CR7, Golden Head", headlined Gazzetta Dello Sport and said it was "a new masterpiece" by the 34-year-old who extended his record goal tally to 125, exactly 12 years after his first one in the competition.

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Messi took a blow in the first half of Barca's 1-0 opening-leg quarter-final success away to United at Old Trafford.

Inter Milan, seven points behind Napoli, can consolidate third place at second-from-bottom Frosinone after last weekend's draw against fellow Europe-chasers Atalanta.

But he shrugged off the injury, pouncing acrobatically on Joao Cancelo's cross on the stroke of half-time, only for Brazilian winger David Neres to level just after the break with all to play for in next week's return leg in Turin. A start at Camp Nou followed by a display of similar quality and United have a star in the making. Barcelona, on the other hand, were quite subdued; controlling the game but not quite seeking out the killer blow.

Barcelona are the only team left unbeaten in the 2018/19 Champions League.

Vincenzo Montella will begin his second stint as coach of mid-table Fiorentina at home against Bologna on Sunday.

Elsewhere, an intriguing contest in London between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City ended with the home side securing a 1-0 win thanks to a late goal from Son Heung-Min.