It was a forgettable bow for Ronaldo, who was shown a straight red card following an inconspicuous coming together with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo in an off-the-ball incident, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor left in tears after his dismissal.
Valencia threw numbers forward in search of an equaliser, and they were awarded a penalty late on but Parejo saw his spot-kick saved by Wojciech Szczęsny as Juve ran out 2-0 winners on the night.
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Bale has now taken center stage, with the 29-year-old scoring three goals and making two assists in four games this season, following Ronaldo's departure, .
Meanwhile, defending champions Real Madrid thrashed Roma 3-0 in their first group match. "I suppose there is more of a team, more working as one unit rather than one player".
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Meanwhile, Gareth Bale scored as Real Madrid moved on from the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with a 3-0 win over Roma to confidently launch their pursuit of a fourth successive Champions League title.
Legendary Gianluigi Buffon also ended his reign and join Paris Saint-Germain after failing to win the Champions League with the club.
In the second half, Murillo wrestled Leonardo Bonucci to the ground from a corner and Pjanic stepped up to beat goalkeeper Neto once more.
Unless the red card gets rescinded, he will be suspended for Juventus' match against Manchester United. "We risked losing tonight and now we can only hope he is not banned for long".
"It makes me feel proud, responsible and very excited about a competition that I don't need to explain what it means to us and what Real Madrid means to the Champions League", Lopetegui said.