"The fact that he was not sitting on the bench and scolding Sarri does not make a nice picture," Capello is quoted as saying "Bild". "You have to be a champion, even if you are replaced, not only when everything goes well," criticized the former coach, who ended his career in 2018.
Currently, Ronaldo simply did not play well and Paulo Dybala was in great shape. The Argentinian had Juve shot after his substitution to a 1-0 victory against AC Milan.
"The truth is Ronaldo has not played an opponent for three years, and I remember when he overtook and left his opponents behind," Capello added to his criticism.
"Now that's not going to happen anymore, while Douglas Costa and Dybala manage that, if I had been Sarri, I would have told him in the cabin that he must have respect for his teammates, and if I take him out, it's because of me trying to win the game, "said the 73-year-old his opinion.
Juve coach Maurizio Sarri had already tried to downplay the situation on Sunday. Ronaldo's replacement was due only to his knee problems.
A penalty threatens the superstar meanwhile not. The Portuguese are only expected to apologize to coaches and teammates.