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5 talking points from Juventus’ win at Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen v Juventus: Group D - UEFA Champions League
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Cristiano Ronaldo was on target as Juventus wrapped up their UEFA Champions League group campaign by beating Bayer Leverkusen 2-0.

Despite qualification into the UEFA Champions League last-16 already sealed, Cristiano Ronaldo surprisingly started in Juventus’ Group D finale away to Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday.

Although head coach Maurizio Sarri still made several changes to his line-up. The most prominent modification was the new centre-back pairing in Merih Demiral and Daniele Rugani.

But the duo did well to contain Leverkusen early on, with the hosts still having everything to play for in Germany. 

Eventually, however, Juventus found took control with Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain’s second-half goals settling the match. Therefore, the Italian champions have finished top of Group D unbeaten and six points ahead of Atletico Madrid in second.

So, without further ado, we give you the five main talking points from Wednesday’s clash at the BayArena.