Serie A: Cristiano Ronaldo nets twice as Juventus climb to second | Soccer Information

Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half double allowed Juventus to climb to second within the Serie A standings with a 2-Zero win over Cagliari at Juventus Stadium on Saturday.
After a comparatively quiet worldwide break for Ronaldo, with one purpose in three video games for Portugal, he scored within the 38th minute in Turin, discovering the web for the fifth successive league match.

4 minutes later the 35-year-old ahead brilliantly struck on the far submit to double his facet’s benefit, taking him to eight league objectives for the season, from simply 4 begins.

Ragnar Klavan thought he had bought Cagliari again into the sport within the second half however his header was dominated out for an offside within the build-up.
Ronaldo turned supplier on two events as Juventus appeared to attain once more however poor ending meant the hosts failed so as to add to their tally.

The win enabled Andrea Pirlo’s unbeaten facet to shut the hole to leaders AC Milan to at least one level, with Milan taking part in at Napoli on Sunday. Cagliari stayed 11th.
Having gained 4 of their earlier 5 video games in all competitions, Cagliari confirmed loads of confidence within the early phases, with Juventus wanting a shaky having gained simply three of their final seven earlier than the worldwide break.

Nevertheless, after recovering from COVID-19, then an ankle damage, earlier than travelling to play for his nation, Ronaldo appeared sharper than throughout him as he took cost.
The end for his first purpose was a trademark one, reducing inside twice earlier than driving a low shot into the web, however the second was even higher, adjusting because the ball was diverted behind him earlier than flicking it dwelling.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Atalanta have been held to a 0-Zero draw at Spezia and Lazio beat backside facet Crotone 2-0.

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