Ronaldo Extends Golden Boot Business lead As Juve Move Fourth

11 January, 2021
Serie A
Result: Juventus 3-1 Sassuolo
Date: 10 January 2021
Venue: Allianz Stadium

Cristiano Ronaldo extended his business lead near the top of the Serie A good scoring charts after netting found in Juventus' 3-1 victory over Sassuolo on Sunday nighttime.

Bianconeri made three adjustments, one enforced, as Matthijs de Ligt tested great for Covid-19 and was replaced by Merih Demiral even while Weston McKennie and Arthur earned starts off.

The hosts had a dazzling start as Gianluca Frabotta came near giving opening the scoring in the tenth minute after acquiring a smart back-heel from McKennie that sent him clear on the remaining side of the box but his looping shot was tipped over the bar by goalkeeper Andrea Consigli.

After a amazingly quiet spell in the half, Sassuolo were lowered to ten men on the brink of half-time after Pedro Obiang was at first presented a yellow card for a lunging tackle on Federico Chiesa, but was red-carded after the referee reviewed the incident on the Video recording Assistant Referee (VAR) screen.

The visitors were disorganised in first-half stoppage time, with Juventus putting them under pressure as Ronaldo and Dejan Kulusevski overlooked big chances right before the break.

On the other hand, Danilo finally broke the deadlock for them six a few minutes inside the second stanza with a smashing first-time strike from beyond your box that arrowed in to the bottom corner.

Sassuolo were were backside on level conditions when Gregoire Defrel snatched the equaliser on the hour-mark with a minimal strike across shot-stopper Wojciech Szczesny after a good through ball by Hamed Traore, 1-1.

Ronaldo had an excellent chance to revive the business lead for Juventus within the last one fourth of an hour immediately after he latched onto a through ball unmarked in the centre of the box but his first-time shot was smothered by Consigli.

Even so, Aaron Ramsey restored Bianconeri's lead in the last eight a few minutes with a tap-in at the trunk post soon after a grass-cutting cross by Frabotta about the left channel

Ronaldo sealed the three details for the hosts with the 3rd target in stoppage tie after racing clear in a counter-strike to fired a minimal strike past Consigli simply because Juventus moved up to fourth up for grabs, seven tips behind leaders AC Milan with a casino game in hand.