Substitute Ronaldo saves 10-man Juve's unbeaten record

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Substitute Ronaldo saves 10-man Juve's unbeaten record

Cristiano Ronaldo spared Juventus' unbeaten Serie A record this season when he fell off the seat to score the equalizer in a sensational 2-2 draw at Atalanta on Wednesday. 

Juve, who dropped their first away purposes of the season, were down to 10 men at one of Serie A's hardest settings when Ronaldo gestured home from short proximity in the 78th minute.

The Turin side idea they had grabbed a success when Leonardo Bonucci volleyed home from a free kick in stoppage time yet it was discounted for offside. 

Juventus, with 16 wins and 2 draws from 18 games, have got 50 points, 9 ahead of Napoli who travel to Inter Milan later on Wednesday. Atalanta are 8th with 25 points.

"We realized we were in for a fight today. We did well to remain in the diversion in the wake of going down to 10 men," said Juventus mentor Massimiliano Allegri. 

"We could have won it toward the end however it's as yet a decent outcome against a magnificent side." 

Atalanta protector Berat Djimsiti miscued and sent a harmless Alex Sandro cross into his very own net to put Juventus ahead in the second moment before two objectives from Duvan Zapata turned the diversion around. 

The Colombian, scorer of Atalanta's last eight objectives, gathered Alejandro Gomez's go with his back to objective and turned effectively past Bonucci before shooting a low shot past Wojciech Szczesny in the 24th moment. 

Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur was sent off for a second bookable offense in the 53rd moment and Zapata headed Atalanta in front from a corner three minutes after the fact. 

Ronaldo, let alone for the beginning line-up for a Serie An amusement out of the blue since his turn from Real Madrid, acted the hero with his twelfth association objective of the season. 

A corner was drifted to the far post, Mario Mandzukic headed it once more into the center and Ronaldo gestured home. 

Allegri apologized for his irate response on the touchline to Bentancur's rejection.