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Coiling mid-air, back to goal, Cristiano Ronaldo struck the ball at 2.38m, the height of the cross bar, to score one of the most spectacular Champions League goals of all time.

Spanish website, Don Balon reports that Messi now fears for the Ballon d'Or.

Cold, rainy wintry conditions in Madrid will be welcoming Italian champions Juventus who will surely be facing a hostile reception from the local big crowd when on Wednesday evening they will again come up against the might of Uefa Champions League holders and Spanish champions Real Madrid on home soil at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain.

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his phenomenal recent form with a brace in the first leg at the Juventus Stadium, but Casemiro was outstanding in the midfield-anchor role, keeping the likes of Sami Khedira and Rodrigo Bentancur quiet.

"We need to cancel that 3-0 from the first leg", he told his prematch news conference.

If Ronaldo wins the prize, it would be a stunning sixth Ballon d'Or for him.

Massimiliano Allegri's misery was then further compounded when Marcelo scored Real's third and final goal of the game.

Oliver will officiate his second Champions League knockout match of the season.

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The former Italy worldwide played the full 90 minutes in the first leg in Turin, but sat out Saturday's win at Benevento and reportedly missed training ahead of the trip to Madrid. Real Madrid will be serious and want to play a complete game, too. From what we've seen in practice, he is fine.

Under the auspices of three different managers (Carlo Ancelotti, Rafa Benítez and Zinedine Zidane), the Welshman has made 181 appearances for Real, producing 81 goals and 58 assists.

Juventus have kept six clean sheets in their last 10 Champions League away games.

A poster of Zinedine Zidane was plastered across Marco Asensio's wall when he was a youngster. The team defeated Juventus 4-1 in last year's final.

The Portuguese now stands just three goals short of his best tally in a single European campaign, an achievement that would suggest the 33-year-old Ronaldo may be the finest version yet.

"For long stretches of the first leg we would have deserved much more than a draw but instead we found ourselves two goals down and a man less", he said.

"The whole world will be watching and we must play without thinking of regrets or what we could've done". "This is what we need to do".

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