Juventus emerge Serie A champions for 9th consecutive following 2-0 win over Sampdoria

Juventus emerge Serie A champions for 9th consecutive following 2-0 win over Sampdoria

- Juventus have once again emerged champions of Italy after beating Sampdoria by 2-0

- Cristiano Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi scored in both half of the thrilling encounter

- The Bianconeri have now made it nine consecutive league titles on the bounce

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Juventus continued from where they stopped last season as they emerged champions of Italy for the ninth straight time after sealing a 2-0 win over Sampdoria.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi's goals were enough for the Biaconeri to write their names in the history books.

Maurizio Sarri's men were given a run for their money as they laboured hard all through the first period before the breakthrough finally came on the stroke of half time.

Juventus emerge Serie A champions for 9th consecutive following 2-0 win over Sampdoria

Juventus emerge Serie A champions for 9th consecutive following 2-0 win over Sampdoria. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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A well-worked training ground free-kick was put to use in the game as Miralem Pjanic laid a pass to Ronaldo in the box as he side-footed his shot into the back of the net to score his 31st of the season.

Sampdoria had themselves to blame as they created a couple of chances in the opening 15 minutes of the second half.

Gaston Ramires' free kick was saved by Wojciech Szczesny and the resulting corner kick went just wide from a Fabio Quagliarella's header.

The defining moment came in the 67th minute as Bernardeschi was at the right place at the right time to tuck away a rebounded shot from Ronaldo to make it 2-0.

Quagliarella forced another brilliant from Juve's keeper who produced an acrobatic save from the veteran Italian striker later on.

Ronaldo had his penalty rattle the cross-bar in the 89th minute as the match produce no further goals.

The referee finally blew the final whistle as the Old Lady celebrated their ninth Scudetto with two games left to play.

Juventus lead closest rival Inter Milan with seven points and the result of their last two matches will no significance on their title-winning campaign.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo is known to be great in many departments on the pitch but not the same can be said about his dressing, sometimes.

The Portugal superstar, considered one of the greatest ever to play the game, has been in the media for rocking some of the most expensive pieces of attire known in the fashion world today.

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