What Ronaldo told Szczesny before he saved Higuain’s penalty

The words that were discussed by Ronaldo and Szczesny before Higuain played a penalty against Juventus have been revealed.

In the 2-0 victory Juventus had against AC Milan, Higuain had the opportunity to equalize from the spot when Mandzukic scored the opener.

However, a word of advice from Ronaldo ensured the Argentine was denied the delight of scoring against his old club.

‘We know each other well. I know that Higuain tends to take his penalties hard and low, so I was fortunate that it went well,’ Szczesny told Sky Sport Italia.

‘Ronaldo told me to go early, because Pipita tends to take powerful penalties, but then I already knew that!’

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When Higuain was asked why his penalty was saved,

‘Szczesny moved first, that’s why he got it,’ the Argentine said.

‘I thought it was going into the side-netting, it was a great save. Only those who take penalties can miss them, it’s easy to say afterwards that it was wrong.

‘I took the responsibility, I felt good about taking it. I think at the end of the day, we’ve got to keep our heads up, because we played well against a very strong Juventus side.

What Ronaldo told Szczesny before he saved Higuain's penalty


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