Cristiano Ronaldo scores another penalty as Juventus Pulverize Lecce to draw nearer to serie a title. Juventus moved seven points clear at the head of Serie as on Friday in the wake of pounding battling Lecce 4-0 in Turin and heaping the weight on title rivals, Lazio.
A heavenly Paulo Dybala strike and Cristiano Ronaldo’s punishment soon after the hour mark ensured the outcome at the Allianz Arena before two late strikes from Gonzalo Higuain and Matthijs de Ligt finished the defeat against a Lecce group who needed to play for an hour with 10 men.
The away side in the interim remains third-from-base, level on 25 focuses with Genoa a spot above them and a point behind Sampdoria in sixteenth. Juve began the match off the pace and keeping in mind that Adrien Rabiot constrained a decent spare and Ronaldo flashed an amazing shot wide, Lecce easily kept the hosts under control directly until Fabio Lucioni got himself sent off.
The 32-year-old got this show on the road up ready under no tension on the midway line and afterward cumbersomely packaged over Rodrigo Bentancur. Maurizio Sarri’s group were still beneath their best yet ought to have been at any rate an objective up at half-time after Ronaldo and Federico Bernardeschi both burst over from point-clear range not long before the break.
Juve squeezed ahead after the restart, with Leonardo Bonucci’s header driving a savvy to prevent from Lecce manager Gabriel and Dybala whipping a twisting exertion simply wide. Argentine Dybala was not to be denied anyway when he got the ball on the edge of the region in the 53rd moment and smashed a high shot home to break fearless Lecce’s obstruction.
Cristiano Ronaldo then packed away his objective from the spot in the 62nd moment in the wake of being stumbled by Luca Rossettini. In any case, the Portuguese will kick himself that he didn’t leave this game having gained more objectives in the wake of botching a few satisfactory opportunities.
At that point Lecce was playing for harm confinement yet two quickfire objectives made the scoreline an increasingly precise portrayal of the equalization of play. Higuain, who had just gone close only seconds subsequent to being welcomed on as a 77th-minute substitute, jumped on Cristiano Ronaldo redirected backheel with seven minutes left before clearing a fine left-footed completion high over Gabriel.
Dutchman de Light at that point packaged home the fourth two minutes after the fact, stooping low to head in Douglas Costa’s whipped cross from the option to leave Lazio winning their home conflict with Fiorentina on Saturday night to decrease to four focuses.