Andrea Pirlo has confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo suffered an ankle damage 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 aim.
Pirlo’s facet took the lead because of Ronaldo’s sixth aim 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 mentioned: “Ronaldo is a key participant not just for us however for all of the groups he has performed for.
“Sadly he had an ankle downside 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 great match, they by no means had a shot on aim, there have been no indicators, however we now have to maintain each little element.
“We didn’t handle the ball within the final ten seconds. We’re glad with the sport, sadly not with the outcome.
“The top comes to start with, as we speak all of the boys have given their finest, proven that they’ll play these matches. In the event you go on to the pitch with a unfavorable perspective, you might have dangerous performances.
“We have been lacking the malice to realize the decisive outcomes. After they do it like they did as we speak, they see the options.”
In the meantime, Dybala has withdrawn from worldwide responsibility with Argentina on account of a genital downside.
He’ll miss World Cup 2022 qualifiers in opposition to Paraguay and Peru this month.