Turin, Aug. 1 -- : Juventus have given rest to its star striker Cristiano Ronaldo for their final Serie A clash against Roma.
Juventus has already wrapped up the Serie A title win, so the side has decided to rest Ronaldo to keep him fit for the Champions League match.
The club released its starting XI hours ahead of the match, and Ronaldo was a notable omission from the squad.
Juventus is slated to square off against Lyon in the Champions League round-of-16 match on August 7 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin.
Earlier, Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri had hinted that he might choose to rest Portuguese star Ronaldo for the final Serie A match of the season.
"We'll assess [who will play] today and tomorrow morning, depending on who needs ...