Ronaldo can not understand Juventus' penalty reaction


'We should face and we did everything possible to go through, ' he said. In the first leg we had a penalty in the 93rd minute that wasn't awarded.

With the game in the 97th minute, Ronaldo made no mistake from 12 yards, ensuring a 3-1 defeat on the night but a 4-3 win on aggregate.

And he slammed home the spot-kick to knock Juventus out after Gianluigi Buffon had been sent off for protesting in what is likely his last-ever Champions League match.

It drew parallels with Real boss Zinedine Zidane when his France playing career ended with a sending off at the 2006 World Cup final for a headbutt on Italy defender Marco Materazzi.

The Spanish worldwide was suspended for his side's second-leg clash with Juventus having picked up a yellow card in the first leg, and with his side trailing 3-0 and headed for extra-time given that the scores were locked 3-3 on aggregate - the Real captain broke a UEFA rule as he left the stands and went to the side of the pitch for the closing moments of the match.

Blaise Matuidi added a third on the hour mark after a goalkeeping clanger from Real's Keylor Navas.

Ramos celebrated with his team-mates at full time; just moments after Ronaldo converted his penalty after Lucas Vazquez was brought down in the box.

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Hanging in the air at the back post, Ronaldo nodded down to Vazquez who looked certain to score from five yards before Medhi Benatia desperately challenged him from behind.

Spanish website Diario Gol reports that Barcelona players feel Oliver made the right decision, though sympathise with Juventus.

Massimiliano Allegri's side were on course for the greatest shock in Champions League history as they took a 3-0 lead in the Spanish capital.

Gazzetta dello Sport insisted the "furious" Bianconeri "dominated" Real Madrid and were only eliminated only because of a controversial penalty. "That allowed their team to grow and it made things hard for us". The defense was sloppy without Sergio Ramos. It was the first time Madrid was down 3-0 in the Champions League since losing 4-0 at Liverpool in the round of 16 in 2008-09.

Juventus went up in less than 80 seconds through Mandzukic and scored another header in the 37th minute.

'I don't understand why they are protesting, ' Ronaldo said after the game.