Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday took his record breaking trademark to the Turin stadium to justify that better times awaits the Old Lady in his time. The Portuguese playmaker on Saturday netted a goal to become the fastest Old Lady Player to reach 10 goals in his football career at Juventus.
Juventus went on to beat SPAL to retain their unbeaten run of form in the Seria A as well as remain top of the Italian top flight division. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the encounter after effectively guiding a Pjanic curler into the bottom corner. Mandzukic made the game safe in the hour mark after pouncing a rebound from Douglas Costa.
“It has not been easy,” Juve coach Massimilano Allegri said as he spoke of the league’s restart after international action.
“After the last 10 breaks we only clinched 20 points, less than other opponents.” Juve are unbeaten on 37 points from 13 games with SPAL 13th. All players, coaches and referees had red marks painted on their faces as part of a Serie A ampaign to combat violence against women.
Ronaldo still aims to catch up with arch rival Lionel Messi in the race for the total goals scored in the 2018 year. The Argentine currently has 40 goals while the former Manchester United and Real Madrid attacker has 38 goals under his belt.