Ronaldo again in form as Juventus beats 10-man Lecce 4-0

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Ronaldo again in form as Juventus beats 10-man Lecce 4-0
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Cristiano Ronaldo is again in kind. He arrange two targets and transformed a penalty to assist Juventus beat 10-man Lecce 4-Zero on Friday and enhance its probabilities of claiming a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title.
Ronaldo had struggled since soccer resumed in Italy, however his return to kind pushed Juventus seven factors away from second-placed Lazio, which hosts Fiorentina on Saturday.
“What’s essential is that we proceed to get outcomes,” Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri mentioned when requested about their rising benefit on the prime of the desk.
“We struggled initially after which we managed to get going on the finish of the primary half. But I noticed a superb mentality as a result of even when the match was over, we nonetheless continued to assault.”
Lecce remained within the relegation zone however is degree on factors with Genoa, which occupies the final place of security.
Lecce began brightly however its probabilities of getting something from the match diminished when defender Fabio Lucioni was proven a straight crimson card for a last-man problem on Rodrigo Bentancur, leaving the visiting facet in 10 males for practically an hour.
“Until the sending off the match was balanced,” mentioned Lecce coach Fabio Liverani, who additionally bemoaned the variety of gamers he’s lacking via harm.
“Maybe if we had had each participant obtainable I may have made completely different strikes. At the second I’ve a most of 14 gamers obtainable. But I’m positive that with a little bit of fortune, getting some gamers again, we will have our say in matches towards direct rivals.”
Juventus scored all of its targets after the crimson card and within the second half, however struggled to interrupt down the guests.
Ronaldo had a number of possibilities however despatched an overhead kick previous the left submit and by some means headed over an empty objective from two yards out. However, the Portugal worldwide arrange Juve’s opener eight minutes after the break as he reduce the ball again to Paulo Dybala who curled into the roof of the online from the sting of the world.
Ronaldo then acquired on the scoresheet himself together with his second penalty in as many matches after he was tripped by Luca Rossettini.
Ronaldo additionally arrange Juve’s third within the 83rd minute, back-heeling the ball for Gonzalo Higuaín to attain shortly after coming off the bench.
Matthijs de Ligt headed in a Douglas Costa cross two minutes later to cap an ideal evening for Juventus.

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