Madrid penalty? I’d’ve misplaced management – Bonucci


Gianluigi Buffon misplaced management towards Actual Madrid and Leonardo Bonucci feels he would have executed likewise.

Information 17 Apr 2018, 07:50 IST


Juventus goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon

Leonardo Bonucci believes he might also have misplaced management if he was nonetheless taking part in for Juventus once they conceded their late penalty towards Actual Madrid.

Gianluigi Buffon was despatched off after reacting angrily when referee Michael Oliver awarded Madrid a penalty late within the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final.

Juve have been main Three-Zero to convey the tie degree at Three-Three, however Cristiano Ronaldo transformed the 97th-minute spot-kick to ship Madrid into the final 4.

Bonucci, who left Juve for AC Milan on the finish of final season, stated he was grateful he was not current when the penalty – for a foul by Medhi Benatia on Lucas Vazquez – was awarded.

“If I assumed ‘thank goodness I am not there’ when he whistled the penalty? Sure,” he advised Premium Sport.

“I assumed it as a result of possibly I could not maintain my instincts below management.”

Bonucci added: “Gigi is the best goalkeeper within the historical past of soccer.”

Madrid will face Bayern Munich within the Champions League semi-finals, whereas Liverpool meet Roma.

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