Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record after Lyon eliminate Juventus

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday night set a new Champions League record after his team were eliminated from the competition by Lyon.

Juventus defeated Lyon 2-1 in the Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie in Turin, thanks to two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, but Maurizio Sarri’s side lost 1-0 to the French Ligue 1 side in the first-leg back in February.

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Memphis Depay did score for Lyon at the Allianz Stadium.

However, Lyon qualified for the quarter-final on an away goal rule after a 2-2 draw aggregate.

According to OptaJoe, Ronaldo’s brace against Lyon means the Portugal captain has now scored 20 goals in his last 13 home Champions League knockout matches.

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In total, the former Real Madrid star has scored 67 goals in the knockout stages of the competition.

The 35-year-old has 21 goals more than second place Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, who has 46 goals.

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