Former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Sergio Ramos’s performance for Real Madrid tonight.
Spain international defender Ramos started the first leg of the Champions League semi-final tie against Juventus away from home in Italy in midfield.
Ramos, who started his career as a right-back and was then transformed into a centre-back, struggled to play to the best of his abilities at the Juventus Stadium in Turin (although his match stats were not as bad as one would have thought).
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Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Lineker was following the match, and he was less than impressed with the performance of 29-year-old, making his amusing post on Twitter.
Sergio Ramos couldn't pass water tonight.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 5, 2015
Former Rangers loanee Vladimir Weiss was also watching the game, and he too was critical of Ramos’s display.
Ramos is havin one..— Vladimir Weiss (@VladiW7) May 5, 2015
Juventus were the better team over the course of 90 minutes and deservedly won the encounter 2-1.
The Italian champions took the lead as early as the eighth minute when former Madrid striker Alvaro Morata tucked the ball in from just yards out.
Ronaldo himself restored parity for the 2014 Champions League winners in the 27th minute when he headed the ball home from a James Rodriguez delivery.
However, it was Juventus who had the last laugh in the game, as former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez found the target from the penalty spot.
While the defeat will come as a disappointment to Madrid, Los Blancos still have a very good chance of progressing to the final of the Champions League this season.
Having scored an away goal, Carlo Ancelotti’s side need just a 1-0 victory in the second leg of the tie at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid on May 13 to go through.