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Ronaldo – Derby d’Italia “great” like El Clasico

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Cristiano Ronaldo puts Juventus versus Inter Milan known as the Derby d’Italia on a par with El Clasico, the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

This Sunday will see two of the great games of the footballing calendar.

The Derby d’Italia in Serie A and the El Clasico of La Liga.

The Derby d’Italia sees Juventus go up against the top of the table rivals Inter Milan.

Juventus’ star player Cristiano Ronaldo holds the game in high regard.

He has experience of the weekend’s other huge clash. El Clasico, the battle between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, Ronaldo considers both matches on a par.

He said:

“It will be a great match, as will Real Madrid and Barcelona, which will be played on Sunday evening also.”

“The game against Inter is one of those good games to play in, like those against Milan or Lazio.”

“Everyone likes to play in this type of match.”

“It will be a fantastic game and we will try to play a great game.”

It was announced earlier that due to the coronavirus outbreak, that the game will be played behind closed doors.

Ronaldo admits he is not happy at the situation but acknowledges the health precautions are paramount

He added:

“We are not happy with the absence of the fans.”

“But the responsibilities remain the same, to win and to have a good game.”

“It will not be nice to have no fans inside the stadium, but health comes first.”

“If closing the doors is the best solution then it is right that this decision has been made.”