Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

- Juventus vs Torino saw Ronaldo produce his magical trademark freekick strike

- The reigning champions defeated the visitors 4-1 in a very entertaining encounter

- Juventus are on course to winning the Serie A yet again

Paulo Dybala opened the scoring with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal in the 4th minute to help the host start the game on a high.

It would have been two nil seven minutes later when Rodrigo Bentancur’s header flashed wide the goal after a deft pass by Miralem Pjanic.

It was 2-0 on the half-hour mark when Juan Cuadrado's rifled a left-footer into bottom left corner after being assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

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However Torino stunned the hosts with a well taken spot-kick after Matthijs de Ligt handled Simone Verdi’s shot in the box and after VAR review; it was a penalty – which was eventually slotted home by Andrea Beloti to set up a tantalizing second half.

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Both teams went into the break with the hosts leading 2-1.

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal with team-mates. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Juventus took the game beyond the visitors when Cristiano Ronaldo scored a trademark freekick in the 61st minute to make it goal number 25 in the Serie A.

The Portuguese becomes the first Juventus player to reach such feat in a season since 1961 - and then an own-goal from Koffi Djidji completed the rout. It wnded Juventus 4-1 Torino.

The Old Lady take all three points and are now five points clear at the top of the summit with 75 points, however second placed who face AC Milan later have 68.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Juventus legends Gianluigi Buffon and Giorgio Chiellini have signed a new one year contract to remain at the club until 2021.

The Old Lady confirmed the development on their official Twitter handle as they look to keep their veterans at the Allianz Stadium for one more season.

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By the end of their new deal, Buffon would have clocked 43, while the rock-solid defender will be close to celebrating his 37th birthday.

According to Goal.com, the club confirmed that the new deal was a reward for their loyalty to the club over the years.

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