Frappart makes refereeing historical past as Juve beat Dynamo Kiev in Champions League


Stephanie Frappart turned the primary girl to referee a males’s Champions League recreation on Wednesday as Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th profession objective in a 3-0 win for Juventus over Dynamo Kiev.

The Italian champions have been already by to the final 16, together with Group G leaders Barcelona, however can nonetheless pip the Spaniards to prime spot, sitting three factors behind them forward of their journey to the Camp Nou subsequent Tuesday.

“One other barrier has been damaged down, we all know that she is excellent, which is a very powerful and basic factor,” Juventus chief soccer officer Fabio Paratici mentioned earlier than the sport of Frappart.

The 36-year-old Frappart has already made historical past as the primary girl to referee in Ligue 1, and took cost of the 2019 UEFA Tremendous Cup closing between Liverpool and Chelsea. She additionally made her Europa League debut in October.

Juventus had few issues on the pitch in opposition to the Ukrainians who that they had additionally overwhelmed 2-0 in Kiev on October 20.

Federico Chiesa impressed the victory, scoring the opening objective on 21 minutes serving to Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata add two extra within the second half.

Dynamo goalkeeper Georgiy Bushchan stored out a Weston McKennie header on 17 minutes.

However 5 minutes later, ex-Fiorentina midfielder Chiesa received his head to an Alex Sandro cross to beat Bushchan for his first objective since becoming a member of Juventus two months in the past.

Ronaldo hit the woodwork after half an hour, with Buschan additionally denying the Portuguese star early within the second half.

The guests had few probabilities however Wojciech Szczesny did effectively to forestall Viktor Tsygankov from scoring an equaliser earlier than the break.

Simply earlier than the hour mark, Italy’s Chiesa powered down the fitting wing earlier than sending in a low cross for Morata which Bushchan pushed into the trail of Ronaldo to faucet in from shut vary.

The 35-year-old prolonged his Champions League report to 132 objectives within the competitors, and introduced his tally for membership and nation to 750 objectives.

Chiesa was once more concerned within the third objective with 25 minutes remaining, choosing out the run of Morata, who took three touches earlier than firing in his sixth Champions League objective this season, having additionally scored a brace in Ukraine.

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