Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in the starting line-up when Juventus face Atalanta on Wednesday (9 a.m. ET, ESPN+), his coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed. The game will mark the first time Ronaldo has not begun a Serie A game since he joined Juventus in the summer.
The 33-year-old has been an ever-present after swapping Real Madrid for Italy and is second in the Serie A scoring charts with 11 goals in 17 games. However, with Serie A having introduced Boxing Day fixtures for the first time this season, Allegri has confirmed that Ronaldo will be granted a rest, ...Read more