Juventus vs Fiorentina: Ronaldo scores brace as Bianconeri win by 3-0

Juventus vs Fiorentina: Ronaldo scores brace as Bianconeri win by 3-0

- Juventus vs Fiorentina ended 3-0 in favour of the defending champions as they go six points clear at the top of Serie A

- The 34-year-old scored a doubled penalty in both half as Matthijs De Ligt added a late goal to seal victory

- Juventus will take on Verona next before traveling to France to compete with Lyon in the Champions League

Juventus have established a six point gap at the top of Serie A following their 3-0 victory over Fiorentina at the Allianz Stadium.

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace from two penalties while Matthijs De Ligt scored his first goal since his summer move from Ajax.

German Pezzella conceded a penalty in the 39th minute and was shown a yellow card by referee Fabrizio Pasqua.

Ronaldo stepped up and converted the resulting spot-kick to score his 18th of the season and his eight in the New Year.

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The Portuguese added his second from another penalty award to the Bianconeri, this time, the 34-year-old sent goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski the wrong to make it 2-0 in the 80th minute.

It was Ronaldo's 50th goal for Juventus in 70 matches and his 19th Serie A goal in 19 matches in the 2019-20 campaign.

The champions were not done yet as De Ligt headed home a 90th minute header from Paulo Dybala's corner kick to seal a 3-0 victory for Juve.

Up next for Maurizio Sarri's men is Verona before taking on Lyon in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League campaign.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has once again added another feather in his cap as he has been named the best player in Serie A for the month of January.

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Legit.ng also reported that Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid ended in a 1-0 win for Zinedine Zidane's side as they maintain a six point lead at the top of La Liga.

Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the match as Los Blancos continued their impressive run in La Liga.

The Madrid derby in the first 45 minutes was something to write home about as Diego Simeone's side should have gone up with two goals.

The Juventus striker has been in blistering form for the defending champions since the New Year scoring seven goals in the league.

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