Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo will be punished for only one game, and this will allow the player face Manchester United in the Champions League.
The Portuguese international came to know on Thursday the result of the appeal of the punishment, imposed by Juventus to UEFA, after the Italian club considered unfair the red card to CR7, which saw reduced the punishment of two for a suspended game, according to the Disciplinary Committee of the governing body of European football.
In the return to Spain, the country that he left after the transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus, Ronaldo played, on 19 September, only the first 29 minutes of the Group H match of the Champions League which the Italian team won by 2-0, having been expelled for alleged aggression to an opponent, the Colombian Murillo, with the result still in ‘white’.
Ronaldo will miss the home game against the Swiss Young Boys on 2 October, but returns to action at Old Trafford against Manchester United (23 October), in which it is a return to the English stadium.
On what happened in Valencia, the repetitive images show that the red card was unfair and, in the absence of video-referee in the Champions League, CR7 was even forced to leave the match.
Ronaldo left the pitch in tears, leaving Juventus reduced to 10 players with this expulsion, Cristiano Ronaldo increased to 11 the number of times he had to leave the pitch sooner than expected throughout his career.