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The former Real Madrid striker and his Argentina counterpart traded Ballon d’Or wins for a decade between 2008-2017 and were figureheads for the duelling Spanish giants, but there was only one winner at the Camp Nou as they met for the first time since Ronaldo’s departure for Juve in 2018

Having started Group H with a win at last season’s runners-up Paris St Germain and a five-star display at home to Tuesday’s opponents, the Red Devils undid that fine work and have now dropped into the Europa League

Madrid, who were missing seven players, including captain Sergio Ramos and lead striker Karim Benzema, went ahead in the second minute through Mariano Diaz’s diving header but failed to get any more shots on target in the game.

The 35-year-old has missed one Portugal match and four Juventus games, including their UEFA Champions League clash with FC Barcelona, since he tested positive on October 13.