Ronaldo rescues 1-1 draw for Juventus at Milan in semifinal

MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late penalty Thursday to help Juventus salvage a 1-1 draw at 10-man AC Milan in the first leg of their Italian Cup semifinal.

Ronaldo’s stoppage-time penalty canceled out Ante Rebic’s 62nd-minute opener for Milan, which will be without Zlatan Ibrahimović for the return fixture because of a suspension.

Milan defender Theo Hernández was sent off in the 71st following a second yellow card.

There was heightened excitement at San Siro as it was the first time Ibrahimović and Ronaldo had faced off against each other since 2015, when Paris Saint-Germain played Real Madrid.

Nearly 73,000 spectators were present — a record for an Italian Cup semifinal.

Ronaldo had barely a sight of
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