Andrea Pirlo has confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo suffered an ankle harm in Juventus’ 1-1 draw with Lazio on Sunday.
The 35-year-old was changed by Paulo Dybala within the 76th minute as Juve conceded a late stoppage-time purpose.
Pirlo’s facet took the lead because of Ronaldo’s sixth purpose of the season, earlier than Felipe Caicedo levelled within the fifth minute of stoppage-time.
Juventus are three factors behind Serie A leaders AC Milan, who host Verona on Sunday evening.
Pirlo stated: “Ronaldo is a key participant not just for us however for all of the groups he has performed for.
“Sadly he had an ankle drawback and was compelled to go away the sector.”
Pirlo, who has managed simply three wins out of seven as Juventus boss, added: “We had a very good match, they by no means had a shot on purpose, there have been no indicators, however we now have to care for each little element.
“We didn’t handle the ball within the final ten seconds. We’re glad with the sport, sadly not with the end result.
“The top comes to begin with, at present all of the boys have given their greatest, proven that they’ll play these matches. If you happen to go on to the pitch with a damaging perspective, you’ve gotten dangerous performances.
“We have been lacking the malice to attain the decisive outcomes. Once they do it like they did at present, they see the options.”
In the meantime, Dybala has withdrawn from worldwide responsibility with Argentina as a result of a genital drawback.
He’ll miss World Cup 2022 qualifiers in opposition to Paraguay and Peru this month.